Tag Archives: Make Change Possible

Back to Work

I think ever since a certain someone knew that I was going back to Mayana that one was putting together a little list for things for me to follow up on during those four days in Mayana. It turned out … Continue reading

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Same Same but Different 

I know that “same same but different” is a true Thai saying every tourists experiences when haggling at a market in Bangkok, looking for that one special souvenir and vendors are trying to convince you to buy something completely different … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Apparently everyone who goes abroad for some time goes through the four H-phases: Honeymoon Hostility Humor Home Reflecting back on my three months in Mayana I can defenitely vow to that. In the beginning the whole setting in Mayana felt … Continue reading

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Harambee

One of the last things I did in Mayana was helping to start organizing a petition run to support the community in Mayana and their needs. So together with Klaus I started looking for people who were interested in bringing … Continue reading

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117 Days back on the Job

Last year I spent 117 days in Southern Africa that changed my life and offered me the chance to become the person I want to be. I took so much back from that experience, I learned so much about myself, what … Continue reading

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The Life of Gerhard

Besides coaching the local team in Mayana and helping them on their way to independence one of many many other responsibilities – thanks for that Meme 😉 – also was to make the third film about Gerhard – well actually … Continue reading

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1st Week back Home

It was such a good decision to have a whole week to ease back into “German reality” before going back to work. After being picked up from the airport and driving home I noticed the probably biggest change in Frankfurt over … Continue reading

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5 Minutes of Fame

In mid June I received a request from Brand Eins magazine via Elke to interview me about my decision to take a sabbatical leave and my experiences in Mayana. I felt very honored that they were interested in my story and was … Continue reading

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Never Forget, Never Regret

Besides letting you know how intense saying goodbye to everyone was I also want to take the time to reflect my experience as an interim adviser in Mayana. First of all I have to give MCP my deepest respect for … Continue reading

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Saying my Goodbyes

The last week in Mayana was a tough one. Although I was happy for the change brought to my daily routine by Nzodi being there and MCP arriving and therefor experiencing some deflection but I was still highly aware of … Continue reading

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