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Trips by*

Christopher Dumm


Total cost of 4 trips: $22,148.86


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Mcdermott

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: CII PARTNERSHIP SUMMIT AND GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO ISSUES OF THE SUB-CONTINENT
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $5,373.86
source

Destination: NEPAL AND INDIA
Sponsor: Human Rights Project
Purpose: REPORT ON CONDITIONS OF TIBETAN REFUGEES
Date: Apr 21, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $9,100.00
source

Destination: BOMBAY, JAIPUR, DELHI, BANGALORE-INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: TRADE, CULTURE AND SECURITY OF INDIA
Date: Dec 6, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $5,750.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA AND SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA
Sponsor: Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization
Purpose: FACT FINDING IN CUBA
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,925.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Christopher Dumm.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

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