Out-of-the-Box

Instead of sending out emails – as we did earlier – we’ve now created a newsletter. We call it Out-Of-The-Box! It will provide you out-of-the-box news from Janwaar and our rural changemakers. It’s more like quick shots, not as deep and profound as our newspaper and book. It’s a way for us to say thank […]

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The Skateroom

The Skateroom is a social entreprise that supports independent NGO’s through art and skate. They are based in Brussels Belgium. They partner with huge brands, first class international museums and well-known artits from around the world to produce – what I call – ARTBOARDS. Paul McCarthy, Ai Weiwei, Shepard Fairey and foundations such as the […]

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It’s done! The Rural Changemakers e.V.

Last month we registered The Rural Changemakers e.V. – Verein zur Förderung der Jugend-, Erziehungs- und Entwicklungshilfe – in Berlin, Germany. The goal of the Verein is to raise funds for our activities in Janwaar. This is our official stamp: Andreas Schulten, Axel Pfennigschmidt and myself form the management team. Astrid Ramge, Volker Schönbühler, Kirsten […]

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A new skatepark in Protovillage

It’s a little more than three years that the skatepark in Janwaar “came into life”. What unfolded in Janwaar is quite remarkable and we can tell some nice stories of change. The community of the kids – we call them The RuralChangemakers – is vibrant and more and more they are coming out of their […]

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