Exchange and exposure -accelerating solutions in the globalized world

German people are strict, Indian people are chaotic, some are rich, others poor, these people need this and others that …. Do you know these stereotypes?  When these stereotypes are linked to emotions and become prejudices, when the media starts to highlight again and again the same negative or positive aspects, when thoughts how entire…

When poor girls learn about graphic design 

It’s a small project, but one of those projects which makes a difference in the lives of young adults. Directly, without  too much theoretical thinking how to do it, but just by starting and making a difference – step by step.  The idea is simple, but effective . The location? An orphanage in Mangalore, India….

Using a game: income generation and more for selfhelp group women

“It was in 1977 that we have started to put a lot of energy into social work and to set up Self help groups and skill trainings for poor women from urban, rural and tribal areas around Karamadai,” Rev. sister Anila from the Good Shephard convent in Karamadai, Tamil Nadu tells me. She is really…

Are you a storyteller? Support kindergarten project

I am looking at the moment  for some short “mirror” stories for Indian kindergarten children in rural and tribal areas as I want to publish a book on mirror stories for these children. Not for profit. I’m looking for stories which we could use and share with the kindergarten centers, where the children can directly…

Thinking Isn’t Doing

Originally posted on LeadToday:
Thinking is good, there is no doubt about that. Thinking too much however might not be so good. It?s amazing how often ?over-thinking? leads to ?under-doing.? We think so much about what we should do, or what we?re going to do, that we never actually get around to doing it.? The…