Visiting a Cocoon market

There are two big cocoon markets in Tamil Nadu (South India) where farmers bring in the early morning cocoons to. One of these markets is in Coimbatore. Farmers from 100 km away are coming here. 1.5 tons are sold daily at the market. Yesterday with our manager group participating in our Making More Health And…

If human are healthy then animals are healthy and vice versa

For two days tribal and urban Selfhelp group members have been trained in Animal Health, 50 participants in total under the umbrella of our Making More Health initiative. The programme was resourced by a local doctor in close collaboration with a Veterinarian of our company and the support of a local NGO. The focus lied…

Visit at the veterinary university, training & research center

Its a very warm welcome when we arrive and in the following two hours we learn a lot about the activities of the institute and the programmes they run with the farmers in the surroundings of Coimbatore. It’s a small team working here, but the impact and agile set up of the activities allows them…

Understanding basics about small farm holders’ life in South India

  After the successful implementation of the Making More Health Insights week in India – more than 100 managers from Boehringer Ingelheim participated in the last 2,5 years – this time a new pilot week “MMH in action” has been launched. MMH in Action aims to focus on specific target groups in our focus area…