How health trainings create impact

Today we have run our last health community worker training (out of 12 training units in the last 18 months) with 30 people from Selfhelp groups – this time on respiratory issues. Two colleagues of mine were preparing and implementing it together with the local NGO and a local doctor and taught two days this…

Stories of change – From having been a victim to become a victor

Read about Sadhana’s journey from having been a victim to become a victor and how she used this path to empower hundreds of women who faced similar challenges. Sadhana was raped by the brother of her best friend and was forced to marry the rapist. After a very bumpy road in which Sadhana faced domestic…

More health? Then empower people through digital knowledge to take care

… because health means to empower people to care about themselves! Besides the access to Internet (which is available in many rural parts of the world) it is important to teach basic digital knowledge to those who are living in poor surroundings: about how to handle devices, how to use the Internet and writing emails….

Impact means when women make soaps at home and health and wealth grow

After a first intense soap production training in September 2018 with Selfhelp groups and a basic business and marketing training now – 3 months later- the women have started to produce their own soap at home – for distributing it to their families and friends. And for selling it to neighbors. That is what we…

Women‘s health – a topic with taboos, but highly appreciated

Our XI trainings module from our health worker Programme has taken place on 26 and 27 November 2018 with 48 participants. The programme was resourced by a local healthcare professional, Dr.Jisha and Dr.Montderrat Closa from Boehringer Ingelheim, Spain. The training covered women’s anatomy, hormonal changes like puberty, first menstrual period, menopause. Various contraceptive methods, menstrual…

Visiting an elderly home in India – moments of emotions

India is a very young country in terms of demographics and in the next years they will be at the top of the world statistics. However, society is changing and the needs to take care for elderly is growing. In the last years I have observed that in many cities elderly homes have been set…