We went to Zoo Berlin and it's a beautiful place right in Berlin's city centre. Established in 1844, the 33-hectare Zoo Berlin is the oldest zoo in Germany and is now one of Berlin’s best-known attractions. On the information plates of each animal was written if the species is endangered. I wonder if visitors realize … Continue reading Zoo Berlin
My recent (online) discovery: cutting boards and other tableware made of rice husk! Why is it so cool? Plastic takes up to 1,000,000 years to decompose in natural environment. Imagine our landfills where plastic dining wares (you know - from BBQ parties, campings and household stuff) are left to biodegrade naturally. Poisonous toxins and particles … Continue reading Rice husk – why is it so cool?
Tunisia has been feted as the only successful democratic transition among the Arab uprisings but its faltering economy is unable to meet the aspirations of its young people. Structural unemployment is the outcome.
An awareness campaign as part of the CBS Social Entrepreneurship certificate
Scaling social impact by using technology is the way to go. We all know (digital) services and devices that have radically changed the way we communicate, work, live and educate ourselves. Sad to say but access to knowledge in cyberspace is not available for the majority of people as I tried to describe in my … Continue reading Scaling social good
Since October 2016 I have been adding schools and other points of interest in rural Tanzania to Openstreetmap.org – a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations and so forth, all over the world. The Tanzania Development Trust (TDT) http://www.tanzdevtrust.org is a charity that supports projects in Tanzania … Continue reading Mapping for a good cause