Modern city life and trendy bakery in Coimbatore

It’s a really seductive place, this bakery. Many sweets in all colors, shakes and different tea and coffee types, to go service for some typical South Indian dishes and many busy people from the city going in and out. People staying in Coimbatore love this place. It’s a trendy location close to many shops in…

New bags designed by tailoring women group in Karamadai, South India

It’s three years now that we started to train a women group on tailoring. The women have learned so much in these years: stitching, embroidery and tailoring in many ways. Together with them I produce a lot of our marketing material for our Making More Health Initiative here in Indis: soap bags, game pads for…

A surprise bag for you – make more health, wealth and knowledge happen

These bags have been tailored by our self-help group women in the rural areas around Coimbatore, South India. Inside they have put a nice self-made soap and they have started to generate some additional income. In the last two years we have trained them on soap production, packaging and marketing. What’s in for you? Test…

Chat and joy with teachers and children

In our project area in Tamil Nadu close to Coimbatore we reach out to schools, too. Together with our local NGO partner we support hygiene projects for three schools. Recently, our managers also came and engaged in hygiene games with the children. See this article Now, after the first two years, it’s time to include…

Goats and shoes for ShG women

Yesterday we had an exciting day in a tribal village here in Tamil Nadu, our project area. For four years now we have worked with many Self-help groups in many different trainings: health trainings, soap trainings, digital trainings. Some Self-help group women did very well. Time for some incentive, no? Due to the engagement of…