Keep Calm – Ruhe bewahren

Keep Calm Susi here, Susi there, “Susi can you…” “Susi, what am I supposed to do,…?” “Susi, this boy is hungry,… and this one here wants some water and that girl over there hit her arm” And then there is a child hanging around my neck and another one is rolling my dreadlock. Noise in Read more about Keep Calm – Ruhe bewahren[…]

INVITATION: “Dance for a Chance” – Performance & Charity Event

Tuesday 13th March, 15:30-19:00 pm, Khanyisa Centre Philippi Township. Dance for a Chance, is a intercultural social dance project to encourage the children of the township of Philippi to overcome obstacles and realize their dreams. Over the past 2 months, 60 children from Philippi worked together with a group of international volunteers and developed a Read more about INVITATION: “Dance for a Chance” – Performance & Charity Event[…]

The Kids of Philippi – Die Kids von Philippi

The Kids of Philippi (for German please scroll down) By Alexandra Fung. For the fourth year in a row I travel to Cape Town. How easy you fall in love with this city: The everlasting summer and the bright blue sky, the picturesque coastline with mile long beaches and idyllic bays, and in the background Read more about The Kids of Philippi – Die Kids von Philippi[…]

Circles of friends – Freundeskreise

Circles of Friends Sometimes there are things, that can’t be real. Conincidences, people encounter other people and so circles are complete. Just recently another circle was completed. Through a friend’s research from Potsdam I heard about ”Native Young” for the first time. It’s a band from Cape Town and their music actually fits perfectly to Read more about Circles of friends – Freundeskreise[…]

60 Kids – 60 Kinder

60 kids – one stage Do they fit on there? Where do I get 60 costumes? How can I find the right music and how can I persuade the musicians to let me use their songs? How can I rearrange the chaos into a good order and who’s going to help me with all the Read more about 60 Kids – 60 Kinder[…]

Dance for a Chance – The Story

The Story The two brothers Sbu and Olvetu live in a quite normal Township. They are surrounded by their community and live their everyday life. Sbu and Olvetu feel like they are in good hands. They are happy in their Township. One day, however, they realize that there is more outside their usual sphere. They Read more about Dance for a Chance – The Story[…]

Projekt: “Make a Wish”

Make a Wish In February Alexandra Pfaffinger and I would like to found the project “Make a Wish” in support of Max Harbauer, who studied media design in munich, David Tang and other people who are interested. The project for the children of the township Philippi is dependent on sponsors from all over the world. Read more about Projekt: “Make a Wish”[…]

How it began part 2 – Crazy things happen in Berlin

Crazy things happen in Berlin. You never know where or with whom you end up and what crazy experiences you will make. But one thing is for sure, it’s always exciting, vibrant and never what you might have expected. One of that nights happened at the beginning of March 2017. A typical night in Berlin. Read more about How it began part 2 – Crazy things happen in Berlin[…]

How it began part 1 – Getting inspired

Getting inspired The world is full of opportunities… well, at least for those who have gotten a chance in life. For myself I can say I’ve enjoyed all the privileges of growing up in the western world. I’ve never worried about having enough food on the table, education and all kinds of opportunities were always Read more about How it began part 1 – Getting inspired[…]

Hygiene products – Hygiene Artikel

Hygiene products I recently had to write an essay about ”motivation”. I asked myself: What is it exactly that motivates me? Was it more of an intrinsic one or more extrinsic? Pretty fast I realized that especially regarding social work it was a feeling of empathy that keeps me going. ”Feeling bad” wouldn’t be the Read more about Hygiene products – Hygiene Artikel[…]