Dance for a Chance – 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 decide to Read more about Dance for a Chance – The Story[…]

Projekt: “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. The children are 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

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 available. The Read more about How it began part 1 – Getting inspired[…]

Hygiene products – Hygiene Artikel

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 correct term Read more about Hygiene products – Hygiene Artikel[…]

Water and Food for our Kids in Philippi

A month has passed since we started our journey to Cape Town. The aim of our 3-month visit: ‘Using dance to reach out to children from the township Philippi, identify their problems and challenges, and work on solutions to solve them.’ Already in our first week in Philippi we were welcomed warmly and the children quickly Read more about Water and Food for our Kids in Philippi[…]

Day Zero – Tag Null

What happens when we run out of water? Isn’t it the basis of everything? Water, nutrition basic physiological needs – The basis for Life, the basis to crate, the basis to evolve. The American psychologist Maslow already recognized this. There is already not enough drinking water for all people in the townships but when there Read more about Day Zero – Tag Null[…]

Lionshead – Löwenkopf

Sometimes there are moments where I simply don’t know how to go on. Moments where I just question everything. I worry that what I am doing is making any sense at all. If I am actually able to reach out to anyone or anything and whether I should continue doing things like I have thus Read more about Lionshead – Löwenkopf[…]

First Dance Class – Erste Tanzstunden

Somehow it always seems to work out differently than one initially expected. Especially when it comes to working with children. Spontaneity, creativity and maintaining serenity are the means to this purpose. Right from the start it was very clear to me that it might turn out to be “different” to what I am used to Read more about First Dance Class – Erste Tanzstunden[…]

Cape Town vs. Township

I’m not quite sure whether it’s fair to already make a comparison between Cape Town and Philippi. I was already able to see Cape Town from different angles and views, heights and levels, while I haven’t seen that much of Philippi. But I still would like to contrast these two extremes already. Before I came Read more about Cape Town vs. Township[…]