Video impressions in the Himalayas – life in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand – a region where social engagement can help that much Do you remember the floods? Can you imagine how difficult it is to reach from A to B quickly? How the health system looks? How difficult agriculture can be managed? Where more awareness and education programs of all kind could lead to real change?…

A Christian NGO, caring sisters and brothers and a dinner with the bishop

   In Kerala, in the South of India, there live most of Christian Indians. Ca. 20% of the population are Christians, which is very high in comparison with most of all other Indian regions. From there come most of the Christian Sisters and Brothers working all over India – as priests, fathers, social workers, sisters…

Sisters, social work and floods in the Gharwal 

The way is long and exhausting, it takes more than 10 hours by car: small, broken roads, often deep abysses , endless bends, warning of landslides and rockfall. We, that’s a Priest and myself, are on the way to an isolated village in the Gharwal region. We will visit a social project with disabled children…

Lourdes of the East, 10 years after the tsunami

We stay in Vailankanni, Nagapattinam destrict, a pilgrim town at the east coast in Tamil Nadu. It lies on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, 350 km south of Chennai. Vailankatti is a very known pilgrim place that can be traced back to the 16th century and its founding is attributed to three…