Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Mike Muikia, Kenya (Photo: Killy Sanchez)Our stories matter, as we found when we shared with each other. Through trusting each other in this safe space, we found that, surprisingly, each of us had an experience that was of significance to others.

So now, as we prepare to go on 'field work' in different parts of India, we were asked what part of our stories could be used to reach out to others. We started by looking at the key values of sharing, what makes it effective, for us as well as our audience.

We were asked to write part of our story and then share it in under 5 minutes. With practice, we were amazed to find how much our experience was valued by others. Let's see if it helps us relate to those we meet along our journey into India...