So happy to meet my graphic designer girls from Mangalore 

Just a year ago I met them for the first time. The girls come from a difficult family background, partly they have grown up in the orphanage in Mangalore. Every morning they come and take graphic design classes, offered by a few volunteers under the guidance of Gita. They are 16, 17 years old –…

Ever thought about kindergarten paintings in India?

  Have you ever thought how kindergarten paintings in the different countries might reflect the culture? What about the colours, the teaching elements, the size of the paintings? Which content is visualized? That’s how kindergarten paintings in India look – where it is possible to build new ones. The Making More Health Initiative in collaboration…

Nightlife in Cebu – about homeless people, biscuits and condoms 

   It’s night. In the streets of Cebu  there is still a lot of traffic on the main streets, and huge promotional banners  underline in a strange manner the special character of a world where poverty, prostitution and human trafficking is “normal”.  We do a night walk with a priest in some “poor” parts and…

The Sugarcane children of Negros

  When we enter the classroom they are already  waiting. It’s Monday, a special and additional school day for the students who normally just come to school on Saturday. They are between 10 and 24 years old. They sit together, in one room. Some of them try to get the elementary school certificate, others are keen…