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Category Archive for "Stories from the field"

This is not what their lives should be

by Aviela Weltman, the Tevel Fellowship program We arrived in the Manegau village to assess the damage done there by the earthquake.…

The Home that Disappeared into Dust

by Sam, Tevel Community Program Puna Tamang watched his friends throw rocks at what was left of his old house, a skeleton…

The Monsoon is Coming- We are Rebuilding

by Rabbi Micha Odenheimer, edited from his article in the Jerusalem Post When I arrived in Nepal last week I was confronted…

Tevel in Burundi – Giving from Within

by Itzik Meir, Tevel Fellowship in Burundi 2014-15 We are the first non-African people that most of the children in the villages where…

Same, same but different

By Omer Malchi, origninally published on his blog A Teacher’s Journey from NYC to Nepal For the first time since arriving in…

Meet Maile Lama

Maili belongs to the Janjati ethnicity, a marginalized lama ethnic group in Hilldevi, Ramechhap where Tevel has been working since 2013. Married…

Dreams come true

When I was accepted to the Tevel Fellowship I was thrilled. I felt that I could not only volunteer and help others but…

Why Burundi?

Tevel was drawn to work in Burundi first and foremost due to the dire need in the country. The third poorest nation in…

A CLOSER LOOK AT GARBAGE IN NEPAL

By Cara Walden, Tevel Fellowship 2014 Coming to Nepal has forced me face something that I have never thought about before. Garbage. …

Another way to see Nepal

by Hava Meirovitch, Tevel Fellowship 2014 I came to Tevel b’Tzedek after spending a year in Germany, as part of a joint…

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