How does life look at the moment in India? What is special, different, topical right now in these times in your surroundings? Traveling and staying together is not possible at the moment. Meeting you neither. I hope that this will change for better soon. To share some interesting Indian moments with all of you I…
Understanding more about values, people and nature – a visit at Ooty
During our leadership week under the umbrella of Making More Health we look also into the power of values and what is important to people living here. Have a look at the video and learn about a tribe, called Todas, Tea production and about roles and responsibilities.
Also this is our world: a Toda village and a sacred stone
Toda tribes live in the highest altitude of the Nilgiris mountains in South India, mainly in the surroundings of Udhagamanalam (Ooty) and Kunda taluks. They are part of the pastoral tribes and worship buffalos. The ‘hamlets’ of Todas comprise only a few houses. Todas normally live in half barrel houses. Nowadays there are only ca….
Looking for an Indian chocolate paradise? Welcome to the hill station of Ooty
When we leave Coimbatore in the morning it’s already getting hot although it’s still very early in the morning. We, the core team members, are on the way to Ooty, one of the famous hill stations in South India. We want to explore some places to be well prepared when in the next week our…
A goat health book for village people in rural India is under way – it’s time to involve local stakeholders
In the last months a group of some Animal Health managers – who had participated in an exposure week in South India in 2017 -have started to develop a goat health book to support animals and income generation for poor village and tribal people. Yesterday, two of our managers came back to our project area….
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…
Just in case you want to read more about our Kenyan activities…
Besides http://www.goIndiagofuture.com you can have a look at http://www.Kenyagofuture.com. We have started first projects also in the African continent… Enjoy and your feedback is always welcome.
Mumbai‘s coast – a walk between rich and poor
Bandra West, Mumbai, seafront. It’s a place to remember. A place where rich meets poor There are many young people, some locals, but also Indian tourist just enjoying the fresh ocean water. Fully dressed they sit in the water and enjoy the waves. A father and his son have a nice walk, obviously both being…
Visiting a Cocoon market
There are two big cocoon markets in Tamil Nadu (South India) where farmers gather in the early morning and sell the harvest. One of these markets is in Coimbatore. Farmers from 100 km away are coming here. 1.5 tons are sold daily at the market. With our manager group participating in our Making More Health…
Indian beach time
After a business meeting in Mumbai and good discussions with local colleagues about our social entrepreneurial and employee- driven activities in the rural and tribal areas of South India I have finally arrived in Cochin. It’s just a short stop before going to the project area (in Anaikatti border region between Tamil Nadu and Kerala)….