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…

Sponsoring for medical education for a girl in our project area needed

Dear All, as you know – together with friends and colleagues  – I engage in a bundle of social entrepreneurial projects and put a lot of engagement to support selfhelp groups, kindergarten teachers and people in tribal villages in South India. Sometimes, I meet HIV affected women and their children and students from Abhaya children…

A match across all borders – fun, learnings and surprises

“We have made it!!!” The students from a Middle School in a rural town close to Coimbatore, South India, are happy when the game ends. They are happy because it’s just two days till the holidays at school will start. And: they are happy because in the hygiene action game against ten managers from all…

A joyful day for managers, NGO colleagues, tribal people & goats

It has been a very special day today. A day when many managers,  tribal people from the Anaikatti area (close to Coimbatore, South India) and last, but not least also 28 goats have been waiting for. Under the umbrella of our Making More Health initiative last November we had invited managers from our Animal health…

When a cow is grown by sisters …

The story has been published yesterday on a local newspaper and the sisters proudly show me the article when I visit them.  “The story started two years back when I went for a meeting to a priest’s house who besides being a priest is taking care  of some cows, too. I really like cows and…

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….