Tailoring masks for more health and family food

In Karamadai, close to Coimbatore, where we have been doing a lot of health trainings and income generation activities over the last five years, our Selfhelp group of tailoring women is very active: While producing masks they help others, but also themselves and their families. The income source is really needed to cover the food…

Micro entrepreneurial activities- the Biriyani banana leaf makers

On my way to a shop I met a very interesting micro entrepreneurial family in one of the small secondary streets in the center of Coimbatore, South India. A lady sitting in front of a door is looking friendly at me when I pass by while cutting onions. I’m interested in finding out why she…

7weeks in India – The tribal cooking invitation

Arnattokadu, Kalekkadu – these are the names of two small villages in Tamil Nadu, South India I have visited in the last weeks.  During the visits these women showed me their houses, told me about their lives, their self-help groups and how they want to create their own future. I learnt also about their challenges, poverty…