I first went two weeks after the Haitian earthquake that we all heard about, which occurred in January of 2010. I was sent to Port-au-Prince with a group from Northwestern University under the non-government organization, International Medical Corps. It was amazing; we were doing on the ground disaster care, as well as very needed continual emergency care. I was there for two weeks, and it changed my life.
(for more about Rahul’s prior experiences click here)