It was a delight to have Keri Dooley, Chief Government Relations and Sponsored Programs Officer, AFS USA visit India from 28th July to 4th August 2019. During her visit, she met the host schools of NSLI-Y Hindi Language Learning Program in Delhi namely Delhi International School, Modern Public School and DLF Public School.  She also interacted with both year and summer program NSLI participants and her meeting in Delhi concluded with a very vibrant dinner to show gratitude to the host families of NSLI-Y programs. She also met some YES Alumni and interacted with them on matters of peacebuilding and impact of exchanges.

The objective of her visit was to thank the stakeholders hosting program sponsored by US State Department. Visits were also held in Kolkata on 30th July 2019, where she met the YES Abroad program students hosted in Lakshmipat Singhania Academy the other visit was in Ahmedabad on 3rd August 2019 where she met YES Alumni, interacted with school and met the YES Abroad participants hosted in Ahmedabad and Mumbai. She was thakful that she could interact with YES Alumni in all the cities she visited. We are sharing our warm thank you to the wonderful volunteers and school for facilitating this visit and welcoming Keri.