Feel at home – and live the spirit of a Haveli 

  I have never met more interesting people in such a short time than during my stay at a  Haveli in Ahmedabad. A Haveli originally was a rich merchants house and you can see many of them in Guajarat and Rajastan. Unfortunately, many of them have lost during the last 100 years their extraordinary splendor,…

Fly, India, fly – like a kite in the sky 

Have you ever thought about what could be achievable  if we used all the energy that appears in days like today in Ahmedabad in India?  Today a hundred thousands of people celebrated the kite festival on the top of the roofs… independent from age, nationality, income, culture or religions. It was a fantastic atmosphere and…

Colours in Ahmedabad –  the kite festival

  Incredible India, incredible colourful country! Who still has some doubts whether India is the most colourful country of the world, should come to Ahmedabad and see… It’s a day before the annual kite festival will take place. In the streets of the city there is a very specia atmosphere. I have come to Ahmedabad…

A service is a service…  when a European stays in India 

    It’s winter in India and with these fantastic day temperatures it is a pleasure to walk around and to visit the country as long as … you can manage the overall existing  air conditioning. Having AC can be fantastic with other temperatures. Now in Indian winter times it can become a problem.  But…

How cleaning agents can change a life

There are several re-used bottles on the bottom: inside there are very colourful liquids: red, yellow, blu, white… And there is a very special, but fresh smell in the air. I have entered a small room. At the back of the room some big containers are visible. “My Mum has joined a selfhelp group here…

Why doctors are rare in rural Indian areas

  Ca. 70 % of all Indians live in rural areas. These are ca. 900 million people. India is huge, and providing healthcare to all is an enormous challenge – for sure. There is a big number of people in need of healthcare and medical treatment. The number of professionals there is much too low. But:…

My preferred Indian Christmas picture

I’m visiting often our Making More Health kindergarten when I’m travelling in India. Also yesterday I passed by and found this nativity scene. It’s amazing –  simply because it shows that it could be so easy too accept each other, to share and to enjoy different cultures. In Europe we often tolerate by avoiding “the…