Change & Perspective – Nachhaltigkeit neu gedacht

Change & Perspective - Dein Podcast für positive Nachhaltigkeit, sozialen Wandel und mehr Bewusstsein in deinem Leben. Hier steht vor allem der Faktor Mensch im Zentrum. Nachhaltigkeit kann nur durch Veränderung erreicht werden und Veränderung geschieht durch Menschen. Lerne in diesem Podcast, warum deine Intention und dein Verhalten gerne weit auseinander liegen. Erfahre wie du zwischen Optimismus und Realismus navigierst oder wie jeder von uns gesellschaftlich etwas verändern kann. Es erwarten dich spannende Einblicke, Tipps und Gespräche über Nachhaltigkeit, Achtsamkeit und Psychologie von und mit Kathrin David.


The reality about Volunteering with Children in Nepal

#083 – Hear the perspective of Shyam Kumar Lama from Umbrella Organization Nepal. He is the project director of Umbrella, one of the leading organizations in Nepal working in child protection and education since 2005. Shyam is telling us about the reasons behind trafficked children and why it is complicated to solve the problem. He also shares his experience from what the consequences are for children growing up in institutional care.


More than 80% of children living in orphanages have at least one living parent. Shyam explains, why parents give away their children and how complex it is to solve the underlying causes of this dynamic. We also talk about the role of international volunteers – the other side of the story. What if you want to help children abroad? What is the best way to do it? Should you reframe from orphanages completely? Shyam has a clear message for those who want to help.


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