Travel Tips Archive

Philippines – Jeanette Heinrichs (2001)

Jeanette Heinrichs was pursuing a dissertation in sociology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2001. The $1000 Jeanette received from Sara’s Wish Foundation helped to defray the costs of her trip to The Philippines where she engaged in field research studying the efforts of Filipina women to combat the global trafficking of women. Here are [Continue reading…]

Posted on November 7, 2012, in 2001, Asia.

India – Elizabeth Parsons (2001)

Elizabeth Parsons, was medical student at Duke University when she was awarded a scholarship of $1500, to support her participation in an expedition to bring medical care to a Tibetan refugee population in India this past summer. Here are Elizabeth’s travel safety tips: When traveling in the mountains, hire drivers who live in the mountain [Continue reading…]

Posted on November 7, 2012, in 2001, Asia.

Zambia – Nisha Thampi (2001)

Nisha Thampi was a student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. In 2001, with the help of a $1500 scholarship, Nisha traveled to Zambia where she worked with children orphaned because of the death of their parents from HIV/AIDS. Nisha will pursue a graduate degree in public health from the University of Michigan. Here are [Continue reading…]