Building Medical Drones in Nepal – Getting Started with Electronics!
Before assembling the electronics components of the drone, Mr. Karki introduced me to the flight controller they were using. It was a relatively old model of Toshiba's RC flight controllers, although I wasn't sure if they were actual Toshiba controllers or knock-off versions. I wasn't acquainted with this particular...
Building Medical Drones in Nepal – More Carbon Fiber Filing!
Arriving at NIC in the morning, we saw a few researchers testing the fixed-wing UAVs. Because they didn't have any flat land to work on, they stood on top of a hill and launched the airplane by holding onto the bottom of the plane and throwing it like a...
Building Medical Drones in Nepal – Introduction to Filing Carbon Fiber!
Waking up for my first full day in Nepal, I left the hotel with plenty of time to spare and headed for Tribhuvan University, where National Innovation Center's workshop is located.
Arts for the Elderly Follow Up – CSGC Grant
Today marked my last visit to a retirement home this summer. Today, we worked on painting and drawing, skills that none of the residents were particularly comfortable with. However, everyone was willing to try, capturing the essence of our mission— to bring people in our community out of their...
CSGC Grant: the Butterfly Garden at Tenafly Nature Center
During the week of the 26th of August, I returned to the Tenafly Nature Center (TNC) to work with a group of thirteen Pre-K and Kindergarten kids. This week’s theme was “Look to the Sky”, and the little kids learned about bees, red-tail hawks, owls, and other flying creatures....
Building Medical Drones in Nepal – Arrival!
As a country placed directly in between the Indian tectonic plate and the Eurasian tectonic plate, Nepal is constantly plagued by earthquakes, with the last major earthquake in 2015 causing nearly 9,000 deaths and 22,000 injuries (World Vision).
“New Foreign Friends” – CSGC
While hosting this year’s Plant-A-Seed English Summer Camp, my classmates and I had the chance to interact with Chinese students and “make new foreign friends,” as one student wrote in a journal entry reflecting on the week.
Lookout for an email from Vidigami!
Vidigami is our new photo platform! Vidigami is the new Flickr.
Therapeutic Riding Center – CSGC Project Update
Knowing the community and not truly knowing their needs has taught me the complexity of issues facing my area and those who attempt to make a difference. By creating a website, a banner, and repairs for Knight's Ridge Riding Center, hopefully more individuals with these needs can reach this...
Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year: From Head of School Dr. John P.N. Austin
You can read a welcome letter from Head of School Dr. John P.N. Austin here.