Monthly Archive: August, 2014

DM Nepal: Building Bonds in Bhaktapur

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A picture is worth a thousand words… A debatable topic for those who champion language in a country where arts and craft are so dominant. As a debater one cannot cease to express… Continue reading

DM Rwanda 2014: Musanze

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By the time week three came around the group was fully into the swing of teaching. The first few weeks had been a roaring success and there was no reason why the third… Continue reading

DM Nepal: Modernisation and Love Marriage in Pokhara

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Four of us spent the three weeks of our DM international programme in Pokhara, a town nestled on the shores of the idyllic Lake Phewa, far smaller and relaxed than hectic Kathmandu. In… Continue reading

DM Rwanda 2014: Return to Kigali

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As we desperately clung on to the back of a convoy of motos and chugged up endless steep inclines, we realised that Rwanda, ‘land of a thousand hills’ is a name richly deserved.… Continue reading

¨Kath-can-do¨: Developing Confidence in Nepal

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This summer, Debate Mate continues its ongoing presence in the mountain valleys of Nepal with regional programmes in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Pokhara. We work closely with a local social entrepreneur named Uttam, whose… Continue reading