Dialysis patient in India -How 1000 rupees decide about your life

1000 Indian rupees, that means 14 EUR (!!!) decide if people can live or die.     I have visited today the Father Muller Hospital in Mangalore. Founded 135 years back by a German priest is has become today one of the best hospitals in Mangalore, India.  Mangalore is a city with nearly half a million…

How the tribal women gave me a big surprise yesterday

Five months have passed since I have been visiting the tribal village where months ago we had a very good time together with knitting lessons, cooking and more.  I’m traveling with a group of my company this week and today we have come here  for a short village visit because I want to show them…

Indian friendships and a next exposure trip with managers

I’m happy to be back to Tamil Nadu, back to the tribal women and villages and to a different part of the world where some things just are seen and done differently. It’s somehow about coming back to the roots, to be closer to earth – a good experience after four months in the “modern”…

Going back to India and challenging myself

  It might be true: people who come the first time will hate it or love it. You come never back again or you can’t resist to come back again and again.  For me India is the country of contrasts, the one where you can find everything and often you are confronted with extremes.  Probably, that’s…