Meeting with Asian Partners

For the first time we met in a Video conference with the Asian Partners of EKHN. More than 30 people participated in the meeting: from Seoul over Tomohon, Pematang Siantar, Amritsar, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Melukavumattom to different places in EKHN. We shared the present situation in our different contexts and prayed together …

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Empowerment of Women – UTC Bangalore

On my last day in India – nearly two weeks back now – I could visit the United Theological College (UTC) in Bangalore meeting the Principal Vasantha Rao and being part of the ceremony “Turning the Sod” for the new women’s research center. This new project is very much supported by the Baden Church (EKiBa), the Association of Mission Societies Hamburg (EMW) and my own Church.

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Peace between the religious communities

Since the communal riots in the Old City of Hyderabad 1990 and 1992 with hundreds of killed men and women Henry Martyn Institute is working for peace and reconciliation between people of different faiths and cultures. Always when I’m coming to the Institute and have the chance to visit their projects I’m deeply touched by the commitment of the Hindu and Muslim ladies working together in the Amman Shanti Community Centers. „Peace between the religious communities“ weiterlesen

Women Empowerment – eine Erfolgsgeschichte

Heute besuchen wir den Konvent der Franziskanerinnen in der Stadt Karamadai und das „Good Shepherd Health Education Centre“. Seit vielen Jahren setzen sich die Schwestern unter der Leitung von Sr. Anila Mathew erfolgreich für Frauenempowerment in Karamadai und den umliegenden Dörfern ein. Unterstützt werden sie dabei von verschiedenen Nichtregierungsorganisationen wie der Karl-Kübel Stiftung. „Women Empowerment – eine Erfolgsgeschichte“ weiterlesen