With this podcast we give our community the opportunity to get to know the Giraffe Heroes behind the foundation better by gaining deeper insight into their work. Thus you will have an opportunity of a direct encounter with these personalities sticking their necks out for the common good, fighting for the social issues that matter: justice, freedom, our environment. In our podcast, commended Giraffes are talking with us about the issues that count most for them and which drive them “To Stick their Necks Out” for our common good. We offer you a direct and often very personal "look" behind the scenes of their day to day activities. What made them start fighting for their local communities? How did they manage to cope with and overcome resistance? And yes, what concerns them and which dangers do they perceive as threatening the success of their struggle? Be inspired and have fun!


episode 31: The strength to live

Sherin Noordheen: When life becomes a choice… Let´s Live

Sherin Noordheen is from the 2017 generation of kantharis. She is a mental health activist and founder of Let’s Live. She experienced depression and suicide ideation at a young age and knows the value of emotional support to those who need it. Sherin is sharing with us very impressive projects she's running. She explains how to get conversations started when it comes to the point where life becomes a choice. Her NGO focusses on mental health awareness, their mission: cutting down the stigma established on suicide and mental health issues in Kerala. There is a lack of life skills in our lives, she said. Convince yourself of the great impact and enthusiasm she's spreading with "Let's live".


 2021-04-13  44m