Caitlin Burnett (Bangladesh)


Caitlin Burnett

Caitlin Burnett (Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organization – BERDO): Caitlin is a native of Williamsburg, Massachusetts. She received her BA in psychology and politics from Ithaca university in 2005. At the time of her fellowship, Caitlin was studying for a Master’s degree in ethics, peace and global affairs at the School of International Service at American University.



22 Aug

The power and potential of ICT for disability

The paper that follows below was presented at the first ever conference on ICT for

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Posted Aug 22, 2007

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14 Aug

saying goodbye

As the summer draw to a close, I find that I’m at something of a

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Posted Aug 14, 2007

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11 Aug

the end of poverty?

Microcredit. Speak that word and the eyes of many a development practitioner light up. Microcredit

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Posted Aug 11, 2007

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06 Aug

one world

It turns out desperation does sell and lately flooding has brought exactly that to Bangladesh.

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Posted Aug 06, 2007

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03 Aug

education questions

Ever since meeting Monju and talking with her about education and job opportunities for disabled

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Posted Aug 03, 2007

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28 Jul

disability discrimination

Monju is several years my senior. At 28 years old, she has already completed a

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Posted Jul 28, 2007

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26 Jul

walking the line

While I unfortunately can’t say that the mystery bacterium have disappeared, I do feel the

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Posted Jul 26, 2007

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23 Jul

photos!

After weeks without any visuals to share, photos should now begin appearing on my Flickr

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Posted Jul 23, 2007

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22 Jul

an american in bangladesh

Yesterday, lying in lost in thought trying to make it through yet another bout of

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Posted Jul 22, 2007

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19 Jul

Fulfilling basic needs

When BERDO’s beneficiaries come together, the meetings are inevitably festive. The bright colors of the

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Posted Jul 19, 2007

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08 Jul

poverty and the market

Barisal, the subject of a recent blog post, is now an idyllic memory; the pace

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Posted Jul 08, 2007

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07 Jul

where the river owns the land

“Whatever I can learn,” Ruhulamin’s ma tells me, “I will use to help my child.”

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Posted Jul 07, 2007

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05 Jul

the cost of corruption

“There is a problem with your paperwork,” he said, after consulting in Bangla with his

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Posted Jul 05, 2007

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15 Jun

Landslides and complacency

While I was fretting over wet feet, much more serious consequences resulted from the heavy

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Posted Jun 15, 2007

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10 Jun

Rain

“You may want to stay at your home today after lunch,” Mamun, my colleague at

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Posted Jun 10, 2007

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06 Jun

Getting down to work.

After meeting for the second time with staff at BERDO, I am energized, hopeful, and

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Posted Jun 06, 2007

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05 Jun

A country of rivers

While the flight was noteworthy for the panic stricken moments of doubt, I have to

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Posted Jun 05, 2007

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04 Jun

I am now officially in Bangladesh!

One of more daunting legs of this experience, the travel to my destination, is over.

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Posted Jun 04, 2007

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31 May

In only a few days I will be on my way to Bangladesh!

Over the past several months I feel as though I have lived and breathed The

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Posted May 31, 2007

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