The Barefoot Skateboarder Organization

This blog post I’ve written in my function as founder and member of the board of The Rural Changemaker e.V. As an offshot of the The Rural Changemaker e.V., Berlin, Germany, the Barefoot Skateboarders Organization is an independent section 8 company, registered in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. It was registered in September 2019. It serves the […]

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Thank you for being there! This text is more than four years old – I can’t believe it’s that long. Time truly flies. It’s still a very important text for me. I would even go that far and say one of the best texts I’ve ever written. I just found it on my laptop – […]

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Design Thinking@Prakriti

On July 27, 2019 I conducted a design thinking workshop at Prakriti School in Noida. Prakriti is the partner and supporter of the Open School Project I run with the Rural Changemakers. So naturally the changemakers were part of the workshop. Not only did they participate in the sessions, they also facilitated two sessions. Important […]

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Why India?

India is like the Internet. And this is I believe, why I am still here. I wrote the editorial for our fist we_India magazine six years ago (see page 27 or below). And most of it still holds true. I probably would rewrite the parts I mention democracy, This doesn’t look so glorious any more […]

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On the road

A longer post, including rides from 2013 – early 2016 For the past three and a half years I’ve been exploring the roads, the highways and byways, of India on my motorbike. I’ve probably traveled more than 50,000 km all over the country – the only area I haven’t been to is the north east. […]

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