Just imagine you need a toilet… and there is no one

Together with our local partner NGO, the Karl Kübel institute for development education and the land Hessen as well as with our MMH fellow Thorsten Kiefer (WASH) we from the Making More Health initiative run and support also some hygiene programs in our Indian project area. As part of it we build and renovate toilets…

A match across all borders – fun, learnings and surprises

“We have made it!!!” The students from a Middle School in a rural town close to Coimbatore, South India, are happy when the game ends. They are happy because it’s just two days till the holidays at school will start. And: they are happy because in the hygiene action game against ten managers from all…

What, if fancy soap creates a win win…

In the Modern world fancy soap is a nice way to attract customers. And the creativity on how to prepare and offer soap with different ingredients, in different formats and sizes seems to be endless. But soap is also key for health and many people in the world don’t have access to these luxurious pieces…

Philippines – Life and princesses at the dumpsite 

  I’m in Cebu, in the Philippines, for ten days on a round trip. Usually, tourists enjoy the weather, the beach, snorkeling or do some island hopping. But this travel  has a different scope. It’s about learning and understanding how people live here. People who are living below or close to the poverty line.  Life at…

The ‘street dentist’ – injustice that hurts

Healthcare is one of the most discussed topics. Because it concerns all of us. Because it is important. And because there is injustice in terms of treatment and access to qualified healthcare. No doubt, having money means having better access to care. Everywhere. More money, better healthcare. For poor people there remains just the basic…