The four most inspiring moments I lived in India

  Often I’m asked: How was it in India? What did you experience? Was it safe? There must have been a lot of poverty?! Do you go back again? Working with a NGO ? A lot of questions and I could tell a lot of stories, describe places, summarize events … I might be wrong, but…

7weeks in India – Meeting the cashew nut maker

Cashew nuts are a popular snack – probably all over the world – and a healthy food source, full of energy, antioxidants and minerals. Have you ever seen where they grow and how the processing from the tree to the final nice eatable nut works? We visit a rural region in the surroundings of  Pondicherry,…

Banana business and the tribal king in the Cardamom hills

If you ever want to see the beauty of tea fields in all variations you should come to the Mūnan area in Kerala, an area where old tribal families live. There are many woods around and the green covers most of the homes. It takes time to understand how many people live here.  There are…

7weeks in India – Meeting the inventor lady

Today it is rainy, one of the last Monsun days. We, that’s an village representative (volunteer) and me, walk through tea fields and wet woods to meet and to find out more on her: Lilama, an old woman with a bright smile in her face and some really special skills. When she was young she…