Understanding Social entrepreneurship – overcoming traditional barriers

Have you heard about social entrepreneurship?  You still wonder what it is all about? There might be different interpretations and understanding on what it is, different ways of emphazing more the social or the entrepreneurial aspect in it.  However, thinking in social and business worlds, making our business activities and social engagment two completely separated…

Exchange and exposure -accelerating solutions in the globalized world

German people are strict, Indian people are chaotic, some are rich, others poor, these people need this and others that …. Do you know these stereotypes?  When these stereotypes are linked to emotions and become prejudices, when the media starts to highlight again and again the same negative or positive aspects, when thoughts how entire…

India – Discover colours and textiles

Coimbatore is one of the famous  textile cities and hubs in India. Besides the textile industries where the production of yarns and clothing takes place and is exported to all over India and the world, there are many huge shops in the city center. Do you want to buy a sarie, scarfs, blouses, or the…

Using a game: income generation and more for selfhelp group women

“It was in 1977 that we have started to put a lot of energy into social work and to set up Self help groups and skill trainings for poor women from urban, rural and tribal areas around Karamadai,” Rev. sister Anila from the Good Shephard convent in Karamadai, Tamil Nadu tells me. She is really…