Do you know the kanthari talks in Trivandrum, India 2019?

From 29 November to 01 December 2019 change makers from 10 countries who are participating in the kanthari program 2019 will present their captivating life stories of resilience and hope. In just 10 minutes, each participant will educate, entertain and humble you with their stories, dreams and action plans for a better society. Come and…

A grid for students – because health starts with prevention

In one of the schools in South India we run together with our local NGO partner (Karl Kübel institute for development education) and a social entrepreneur from our network a large hygiene program. During one of the last visits we had a conversation about various topics, among them a very simple to solve but risky…

Stories of change – From having been a victim to become a victor

Read about Sadhana’s journey from having been a victim to become a victor and how she used this path to empower hundreds of women who faced similar challenges. Sadhana was raped by the brother of her best friend and was forced to marry the rapist. After a very bumpy road in which Sadhana faced domestic…

If you want to know India, take a Train 

  It’s a real hot morning in April. At the train station in Cochin it’s crowdy. When a train  arrives there is a lot of movement: people jump out of the trains, often run across the iron rails, clack, clack, clack out of the train windows a lot of empty and half-full water bottles are…

Talking about life at a handicrafts shop in Cochin

  It’s one of the bigger handicrafts shops at Fort Cochin.  One of those shops where during the high season tourists from all over the world stop to buy some souvenirs from India. But today there are not many people. It’s April already; the monsoon season has started in Kerala and it is very hot…