New bags designed by tailoring women group in Karamadai, South India

It’s three years now that we started to train a women group on tailoring. The women have learned so much in these years: stitching, embroidery and tailoring in many ways. Together with them I produce a lot of our marketing material for our Making More Health Initiative here in Indis: soap bags, game pads for…

An Indian NGO that cares about children of prisoners

Prisoners who kill their spouse in domestic disputes leave behind children who are orphaned. In many cases, when a father kills a mother, their child becomes an orphan and these children are even stigmatized. What will happen to them? A career that leads to prison, too? Or is there a chance and also the good…

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…

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…