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…

Water testing in our schools

Health means also to have access to high quality of drinking water. The number of diseases caused by infected water for human beings and animals is still very high. Much too high – also in our Making More Health project area in rural South India. That’s why in our MMH areas close to Coimbatore, in…

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…

Soaps made with passion and heart

Our soap competition with Selfhelp groups is in the full production phase. Five Selfhelp groups participate with various soap formats and produce all in all 1000 soaps. While doing so they learn a lot: “It requires a lot of passion, but also accuracy. The soaps should have the same high quality standard. Packaging then is…