Again at the TNAU university – the mushroom production is growing

A few years have passed since I visited the TNAU university the last time. It is impressing to see the further development steps they have taken in mushroom growth, research and most of all on how to engage Self-help groups to take up the idea. Mushroom growth – income generation for the poor Meanwhile earlier…

Selfhelp groups against violence in Indian villages

  “The  violence against women and children  in the villages is high, up to 60, 70 % of all families are affected”, says a woman selfhelp (SHG) group leader when I meet her during an annual celebration in the surroundings of Mangalore. “Since the women are organized in the SHGs (a project set up by…

How the tribal women gave me a big surprise yesterday

Five months have passed since I have been visiting the tribal village where months ago we had a very good time together with knitting lessons, cooking and more.  I’m traveling with a group of my company this week and today we have come here  for a short village visit because I want to show them…