The Aura of Stuff
In sweatshops in Bangladesh, and shipped by a fossil-fuel hungry transport network, before being advertised by sexist media and sold to people who neither can afford nor really need it. And now this t-shirt is speaking. "I cannot wash away the sins committed in my name", it says (if it's a Catholic t-shirt), "but I ...
April 1-3. Sweating out India.
I stay in Delhi a few more days and feel weak. It's time to rest in the room and dream of more active times. There is really not much to say about these idle days. Yeon is visiting her friend in Hong Kong, and I just stretch on the mattress sweating out whatever harm the ...
Greenpeace India
Greenpeace IndiaNew Delhi, India. March 28th, 2010Although Greenpeace is not yet established in India enough, they do very important works such as campaiging against toxic and nuclear waste, gene crops, and habitat destruction.

We visit their office south of Delhi and make a donation to help saving the Olive Ridley turtle.



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Missionaries of Charity
Missionaries of charity, CalcuttaKolkata, India. March 25th, 2010Mother Teresa's Missionaries of charity offer volunteer opportunities in the poorest parts of Calcutta and other cities for every visitor who is willing to help.

We donate food for the orphans resident at the center.


NameMissionaries of Charity (Mother Teresa), CalcuttaAimThe Mother Teresa of Calcutta ...
Eph’phatha Orphan home
Eph'Phatha Orphan HomeThiruvannaimalai, India. March 10th - 17th. 2010A wonderful orphans home in Tamil Nadu, India, run by the most hospitable people you can imagine.

Charity Travel works with Eph'Phatha about a week to help starting income generation projects.


NameEph'phatha Orphan homeAimSupporting orphaned children in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSince1996Staff2: Nehru and RubyPeople ...
CORP Mumbai
CORP MumbaiMumbai, India. March 8th, 2010CORP (Community Outreach Programme) provides vocational training, workshops and shelter to underprivileged youth in the Dharavi slum, Mumbai.

We visit the slum with director Nirmal and support a tailoring vocational training program with a sewing machine.


NameCORP Community Outreach Programme, MumbaiAimSupporting needy children, women and slum communities ...
October 4th. Notes taken at the Indian embassy.
Germany has united nineteen years ago. Festivities on the overcrowded streets: giants that symbolize that unity. There are some special moments today. Not that I've experienced them, I was working because I must make my project famous. Dozens of internet sites, registrations, half-hearted help, walls of disinterest, bored well-fed Western citizens. It fills a chamber ...