Category Archives: Tamil Nadu

A “close to earth” function in a tribal village in India

It is always amazing to learn about different cultures, how people behave and how they stay together and celebrate in special events. I had several times a chance to take part and to enjoy ceremonies and local functions during my … Continue reading

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Digital knowledge for kindergarten teachers in rural India 

It was an amazing 2 days learning experience to all of us when the kindergarten teachers from the rural area in Kerala and Tamil Nadu (South India/ATTAPPADI) started the devices, learned how to handle it, how to write emails and … Continue reading

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Understanding realities – bringing business and social world together 

I lead a disruptive leadership experience for international Corporate business managers in rural India this week. That’s what they say: Today, we visited two tribal hospitals (1 primary care and 1 specialty care). Amazing how agile they are to treat … Continue reading

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When a cow is grown by sisters …

The story has been published yesterday on a local newspaper and the sisters proudly show me the article when I visit them.  “The story started two years back when I went for a meeting to a priest’s house who besides … Continue reading

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“We want to know what others know about us and our country” -An amazing project with women selfhelp groups in India

A few weeks ago I visited the women selfhelp groups in Karamadai in Tamil Nadu, India and asked them whether they would be interested in tailoring a game. A local NGO helped to organize and ca 30 women from poor … Continue reading

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