Do you know the kanthari talks in Trivandrum, India 2019?

From 29 November to 01 December 2019 change makers from 10 countries who are participating in the kanthari program 2019 will present their captivating life stories of resilience and hope. In just 10 minutes, each participant will educate, entertain and humble you with their stories, dreams and action plans for a better society. Come and…

When managers and self- help group members learn from each other

By end of our Making More Health Leadership week our managers run a training with self- help group members to improve their marketing and presentation skills. Because creating wins for everyone is key… also our colleagues learned a lot while preparing and implementing such a training. It’s not enough to teach on how to produce…

Visiting Nasscom, one of the big tech startup hubs in Bangalore

From field visits in tribal villages in Tamil Nadu to one of the biggest and most known Innovation hubs in Bangalore: just a 50 minutes flight away. A short flight that connects ancient times and the future! Today, I had a meeting with Nasscom startup warehouse and I have met some startups who are part…

When Business links to Social – Anil Patil taking care on carers

During our Making More Health exposure week with 20 business people at KKID (our partner NGO close to Coimbatore , South India) we had some very interesting insights and discussion also with Anil Patil. Anil is a social entrepreneur and Ashoka/Making More Health Fellow in our network. His big vision is to set up a…

Impact means when women make soaps at home and health and wealth grow

After a first intense soap production training in September 2018 with Selfhelp groups and a basic business and marketing training now – 3 months later- the women have started to produce their own soap at home – for distributing it to their families and friends. And for selling it to neighbors. That is what we…

Women‘s health – a topic with taboos, but highly appreciated

Our XI trainings module from our health worker Programme has taken place on 26 and 27 November 2018 with 48 participants. The programme was resourced by a local healthcare professional, Dr.Jisha and Dr.Montderrat Closa from Boehringer Ingelheim, Spain. The training covered women’s anatomy, hormonal changes like puberty, first menstrual period, menopause. Various contraceptive methods, menstrual…