News from the ground about life in India and the kantharis today

Let me share with you today some news from the “ground“. My friends Paul and Sabriye, who lead the kanthari center in South India, where they help social and impact entrepreneurs to grow, have sent me the following information and newsletter: “The world as we knew it, surely has changed. In these challenging days we…

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…

Soap for life – situation in our MMH areas

On 24 March Prime Minister Modi declared the immediate lockdown for the next 3 weeks. For 1.3 billion people.In many parts of the country, in the slums, but also in rural areas and our tribal areas in the South of India where the poor live. A lockdown means also no informal job any more, no…