Innovation? It’s a “clear case of the emperors new clothes!”

In the modern economically developed world many processes and ways to act are standardized.  A standardized school education, such as specific school subjects that have been defined during more than hundred years ago up to university studies that may vary, however certain focus areas are given. Based on what was  needed in the last century…

Is India normal? A day in Delhi – a day of contrasts

I’ve come to Delhi for a business meeting.  While walking from the hotel in Oklah, an industrial zone in Delhi, to the company I’m meeting with, I see a lot of people living in very small houses. Houses? A kind of building, houses is exaggerated… Obviously, the people staying here have a very  low income….

Make it simply happen – Blood pressure testing in a tribal village

It was an amazing experience and an unexpected one – yesterday we could not run a health awareness program as planned, because the chief minister of Tamil Nadu had passed away the day before and it was not possible for the participants to travel to our learning center. That’s why  – two friends (one of…

Using a game: income generation and more for selfhelp group women

“It was in 1977 that we have started to put a lot of energy into social work and to set up Self help groups and skill trainings for poor women from urban, rural and tribal areas around Karamadai,” Rev. sister Anila from the Good Shephard convent in Karamadai, Tamil Nadu tells me. She is really…