Soap for life – situation in our MMH areas

On 24 March Prime Minister Modi declared the immediate lockdown for the next 3 weeks. For 1.3 billion people.In many parts of the country, in the slums, but also in rural areas and our tribal areas in the South of India where the poor live. A lockdown means also no informal job any more, no…

Modern city life and trendy bakery in Coimbatore

It’s a really seductive place, this bakery. Many sweets in all colors, shakes and different tea and coffee types, to go service for some typical South Indian dishes and many busy people from the city going in and out. People staying in Coimbatore love this place. It’s a trendy location close to many shops in…

New bags designed by tailoring women group in Karamadai, South India

It’s three years now that we started to train a women group on tailoring. The women have learned so much in these years: stitching, embroidery and tailoring in many ways. Together with them I produce a lot of our marketing material for our Making More Health Initiative here in Indis: soap bags, game pads for…

Chat and joy with teachers and children

In our project area in Tamil Nadu close to Coimbatore we reach out to schools, too. Together with our local NGO partner we support hygiene projects for three schools. Recently, our managers also came and engaged in hygiene games with the children. See this article Now, after the first two years, it’s time to include…