Winning the 2017 Asia Best Practices Award – our learnings

With the bundle of projects and activities which are also described in this blog ( health awareness trainings, work with kindergarten, digital trainings …) we were honored in August with the 2017 Asia Best Practices Award for our successful work in South India. It is the highest award for international companies and their socially responsible…

More Mental Health for selfhelp groups and their communities in India 

In the past two days we have run our second Health community Worker training for self-help group (SHG) leaders in the rural and urban area around Coimbatore. This training is part of 12 different health related training modules under the umbrella of the Making More Health initiative. The training topics have been selected and discussed with…

Innovation? It’s a “clear case of the emperors new clothes!”

In the modern economically developed world many processes and ways to act are standardized.  A standardized school education, such as specific school subjects that have been defined during more than hundred years ago up to university studies that may vary, however certain focus areas are given. Based on what was  needed in the last century…

Visit at kanthari, a training center for changemakers

Trivandrum, South India – that’s where kanthari is located. A real beautiful place, a place full of intense life and people who have one thing in common:  being “kantharis”, changemakers in the world.  kanthari is an accredited international institute that recognizes leadership in those individuals who come from and/or are positioned at the margins of…

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?…

The Business of tomorrow is part of a huge ecosystem still to discover

When I was young I learned about birds, plants, stars and planets. About rivers, mountains and cities. In the same way I memorized a lot of other types of information. How to write letters and do calculations, how to do marketing, develop sale strategies and how to post information on several channels. I learned “the…