Making More Health in India: what’s going on?

Also in India a lot of Making More Health (MMH) activities are happening. Just to name a few: besides two new MMH kindergarten/ Anganwadi buildings, a Making More Health leadership week in July, preparations for the launch of a system changer network India and the final preparations of an apprentice exchange program between Boehringer Ingelheim…

Eradication of manual scavenging and community development in India

In the past 12 months – under the umbrella of the Making More Health initiative – we have started a new partnership with a local NGO in Avinashi (close to Coimbatore). Together with Vizhuthugal Social Education and development Trust, several programs have taken place to prevent children from manual scavengers families to drop out of…

Holistic empowerment goes beyond mask distribution

The Karl Kübel foundation (KKS) and Making More Health (MMH), a social entrepreneurial initiative driven by Boehringer Ingelheim have been supporting 20 local leaders from Vimuktha Federation. They women have participated in several health and hygiene awareness training sessions as well as in digital and income generation activities, among them also the production of soap….

Chat and joy with teachers and children

In our project area in Tamil Nadu close to Coimbatore we reach out to schools, too. Together with our local NGO partner we support hygiene projects for three schools. Recently, our managers also came and engaged in hygiene games with the children. See this article Now, after the first two years, it’s time to include…

An Indian NGO that cares about children of prisoners

Prisoners who kill their spouse in domestic disputes leave behind children who are orphaned. In many cases, when a father kills a mother, their child becomes an orphan and these children are even stigmatized. What will happen to them? A career that leads to prison, too? Or is there a chance and also the good…