…because the future starts with our children

A few days back, Eszter Harsyani, a social entrepreneur from Hungary, running the organization Nestingplay, and our local partner NGO in India, the Karl Kubel institute for development education, have run together a session with kindergarten teachers, teachers and parents on early childhood development. As one participant said:“I liked the teaching methods. They are easy…

Making More Health in India: what’s going on?

Also in India a lot of Making More Health (MMH) activities are happening. Just to name a few: besides two new MMH kindergarten/ Anganwadi buildings, a Making More Health leadership week in July, preparations for the launch of a system changer network India and the final preparations of an apprentice exchange program between Boehringer Ingelheim…

When cultural exchange makes a difference

I have worked now for several years with vulnerable communities in India and Kenya. Several activities and projects have taken place to make the life of the people a better one: training sessions on health and hygiene, income generating activities, water projects, digital training sessions, set up of infrastructure, mental health training sessions, and last,…

Do we really know the needs? Our priorities might not be theirs

Does this sounds familiar to you? You see a need, you develop a solution while going for Target group analysis, user centric models, persona concepts, field surveys…. To understand the needs a lot of models have been applied, discussed and evaluated, including consultants from extern and intern. But how often have you really interacted with…

When microbusiness meets urgent needs of the modern world

The betel palm is known as a plant that in many parts of Asia and East Africa delivers betel, a dangerous drug that when it is chewed helps against the feeling of hunger and tiredness. Did you know? In Asia, unripe betel nuts are chopped up with betel cutters. Usually these are rolled in leaves…