A new MMH kindergarten project in rural India is on its way

Just a few days ago I got some pictures on how it looks today: a kindergarten (anganwadi) building for young children between 0-6 years in the rural areas in South India. The South is the most developed part of the country, but the situation for the poor is still critical: hygiene, safety and health threatening…

Mumbai‘s coast – a walk between rich and poor

Bandra West, Mumbai, seafront. It’s a place to remember. A place where rich meets poor There are many young people, some locals, but also Indian tourist just enjoying the fresh ocean water. Fully dressed they sit in the water and enjoy the waves. A father and his son have a nice walk, obviously both being…

Incredible things happen when managers engage on a long term level

We startet activities with schools 2 years back in collaboration with our local NGO partner KKID and one of our MMH ( Making More Health initiative) fellow as well as the German government. Everyone took care of a different thing, but always with the aim of completing hygiene awareness and practice. That approach is definitely…

Visiting old friends, tribal activists and a beautiful place

It was a huge pleasure to come back to one of the most beautiful parts in our project region: the village with the river that separates Tamil Nadu and Kerala. There are living some of my tribal friends. We had nice hours together in the past: knitting sessions, singing with the children and beautiful amazing…

Just imagine you need a toilet… and there is no one

Together with our local partner NGO, the Karl Kübel institute for development education and the land Hessen as well as with our MMH fellow Thorsten Kiefer (WASH) we from the Making More Health initiative run and support also some hygiene programs in our Indian project area. As part of it we build and renovate toilets…