Celebrating Eid

~By: Neelam Vohra, ETA inĀ Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung Islands~ Her hands reminded me of my mothers hands, and I found myself watching hers just as I so often watched my mothers. I watched her feel potatoes and onions at the traditional market, her hands carefully pressing the vegetables, dropping and picking up each one with intention,…

What It Means to Teach English

~By: Anisha Tyagi, ETA in Semerang~ It meansĀ I am teaching a language that has always tried to erase my mother tongue. When I was in preschool, my best friend and I would talk to each other in Hindi. I spoke the language with my parents at home. That was until my preschool teacher complained to…