Inauguration of a children park at the tribal hospital

“Today there will be a big surprise,” my two Making More Health team members from South India announced and smiled widely. “Which surprise?”, I ask while we continue with our leadership week program going with the participants to the tribal hospital in Kottathara in Kerala, India. As usual we want to learn how this hospital…

Autism and early childhood – an Indian trust that cares

“There is still a huge lack of awareness when it comes to autism and children,” Dr. Prathibha Karanth explains. She is a very engaged and warm-hearted person and known for her lifetime engagement for children with autism all over India. “Often parents do not recognize it at an early stage, they don’t want to see…

Paintings that encourage better health habits

Our MMH painting works at a primary school in Varapalayam, Southern India are finished. The paintings are just an element of a whole bundle of activities we run together and which we create together with the students, teachers and our local Indian NGO partner, Karl Kübel Institute for development education. At this school a hygiene…

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…