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…

Indians who drive economy in Kenya 

A trip to Kenya –  with “Indian surprises” Yesterday I’ve arrived in Nairobi, Kenya.  I’ve never been there before. Nairobi is called Africa’s Sillicon valley and besides digital omnipresence also social entrepreneurship plays an important role. An ideal destination to discover more … After an interesting meeting in the morning I decided to visit the…

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…