Reach out – from your couch

Hello everyone out there

How are you in these demanding times of the coronavirus?

A lot of my time is spent online right now, be it on news apps or social media or WhatsApp. These historic times are still so intangible.

What I see in the online world now, however, reminds me so much of a touching experience I made loooong before the coronavirus. Today is a good day to share it with you. Read more

Crafting change

In the beautiful and lush region around Fort Portal in Uganda over a 1000 women craft change by producing handmade high-quality baskets that are exported to England every three months.

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The greater area of the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda

Initiated and developed by Anne, the ladies develop their own natural colours, dye the raw material made of raffia, banana fiber and papyrus into a rainbow of colours, and handcraft the baskets. The products therefore come in stunning combinations and patterns.

Talking to these wonderful souls is very inspirational. They kindly open a window into their lives when we visit for my husband‘s amazing social enterprise Communauts.

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Meeting some of the women of the Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Center

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