Lota Lamentations

[title maintitle=”” subtitle=”Lota: a small, usually spherical water vessel of brass, copper or plastic used in South Asia, the Middle East and parts of Africa to maintain personal hygiene.”] “I knew I should’ve put my lota in the safe,” I thought to myself, crestfallen.  I had returned to my hotel room, a trying…

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You’re going to design what?!

“Parhe farsi, baicha tail – “studied Persian, selling oil.” That was my dad’s response when I first told him about the idea of drifting away from counseling to venture into social entrepreneurship. I planned to make lotay – portable bidets to help wash oneself with water after urination and defecation….

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