The big day – Der große Tag

The big day – appearance MBA-World-Summit “I worked with the children of Philippi for nearly two months. Based on the principle of children’s rights I arranged workshops and conversations for the children to bring out their dreams, wishes and fears to arrange a performance together. The story of the performance is about two brothers who Read more about The big day – Der große Tag[…]

Pre-Performance – Generalprobe

Pre – Performance „I hope you feel really proud of your work yesterday. Thanks so much again!“ ”Today’s show was awesome. You can be so proud of yourself!” „Thanks sooo much for the event on tuesday. I am so in awe of you. You really inspire me.“ Things, I couldn’t wait to hear for days Read more about Pre-Performance – Generalprobe[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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”[…]

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[…]

First Dance Class – Erste Tanzstunden

first dance class 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 Read more about First Dance Class – Erste Tanzstunden[…]

Cape Town vs. Township

Township vs. Cape Town 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 Read more about Cape Town vs. Township[…]

South Africa – incredibly multifaceted, incredibly unique – Südafrika – so vielseitig, so einzigartig

South Africa – incredibly multifaceted, incredibly unique or „my first days here in Capetown“ It’s been two weeks already since we entered the airport in Munich. It’s been also two weeks since we landed in Capetown safe and sound and moved into our apartment for the first month here. Those two weeks passed by so Read more about South Africa – incredibly multifaceted, incredibly unique – Südafrika – so vielseitig, so einzigartig[…]