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…

When managers engage with school children and hygiene awareness grows

During our leadership and innovation week in South India again 20 managers from different countries and functions engage in our Making More Health projects around Coimbatore. This time we have played hygiene games in a primary school with the children where a continuous hygiene program that we run in close collaboration with the Karl Kübel…

Do you know Maps of India?

Often I’m asked where to find more information on India: information about the Country, Festivals, Food, business, news etc. India’s # 1 Maps Site, Maps of India is the largest resource of maps on India. This site provides all types of India map – Outline maps, physical maps, Political maps, Reference maps and India news…

An Indian NGO that cares about children of prisoners

Prisoners who kill their spouse in domestic disputes leave behind children who are orphaned. In many cases, when a father kills a mother, their child becomes an orphan and these children are even stigmatized. What will happen to them? A career that leads to prison, too? Or is there a chance and also the good…

When managers and self- help group members learn from each other

By end of our Making More Health Leadership week our managers run a training with self- help group members to improve their marketing and presentation skills. Because creating wins for everyone is key… also our colleagues learned a lot while preparing and implementing such a training. It’s not enough to teach on how to produce…

Inauguration of a children park at the tribal hospital

“Today there will be a big surprise,” my two Making More Health team members from South India announced and smiled widely. “Which surprise?”, I ask while we continue with our leadership week program going with the participants to the tribal hospital in Kottathara in Kerala, India. As usual we want to learn how this hospital…

Autism and early childhood – an Indian trust that cares

“There is still a huge lack of awareness when it comes to autism and children,” Dr. Prathibha Karanth explains. She is a very engaged and warm-hearted person and known for her lifetime engagement for children with autism all over India. “Often parents do not recognize it at an early stage, they don’t want to see…