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….

Dreams – a soccer game with Ronaldo in the Nilgiris

“Kotagiri is a beautiful Hills Station located in the Nilgiris Hills. About 33 km southeast of Ooty. It is believed to have the world’s second best climate.” That’s how the place is described in Wikitravel. But it is also a place where ancient tribes are living who up to now have been practicing a lot…

What, if fancy soap creates a win win…

In the Modern world fancy soap is a nice way to attract customers. And the creativity on how to prepare and offer soap with different ingredients, in different formats and sizes seems to be endless. But soap is also key for health and many people in the world don’t have access to these luxurious pieces…

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?…

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…