Social engagement and digital trainings in rural India

When we talk about social responsibility and how companies can do it, we should keep in mind that enabling people to do the next steps on their own is key. In whatever sector we are and how we engage – in every program digital access should be part of it.  Do you support housing programs?…

A kindergarten teacher of rural India talks about digital access

Digital is simply key to education, health and wealth. After a first digital training with 15 kindergarten teacher from rural India we run an interview with one of the participants. Watch the video   Related content: In  South India, in the rural areas of Attappadi,  15 kindergarten teachers received their first tablets, participated in a…

When poor girls learn about graphic design 

It’s a small project, but one of those projects which makes a difference in the lives of young adults. Directly, without  too much theoretical thinking how to do it, but just by starting and making a difference – step by step.  The idea is simple, but effective . The location? An orphanage in Mangalore, India….

Digital potential to combat poverty – there is still a big gap

Wherever I have been during my Indian stay, even in small tribal villages, while talking to people, it happened after a while: People came closer, interested to find out more on what I was doing with the smartphone. Nearly everyone of the younger generation (not just the youngest, but also men and women up to…

7 weeks in India – Bangalore: two worlds, no bridge

I can’t get used to it: extreme poverty  and  awealthy up to  rich middle class staying together as if they were friends. Strange friends: one of them has got everything and the other not even the basics for a human living. You may find this contrast everywhere in India. But due to the incredible economic…