Interview with Hanna Baradzina on the joys of volunteering 11th Jun. 2020
For this interview, we have met with Hanna Baradzina from Belarus, a volunteering enthusiast. She told us about her experiences as a volunteer in Belarus with Third Sector and Watchdocs, and with Turbina Pomerania and StraZe in Germany. We talked about volunteering as a learning experience, a sharing experience and a way of being more active. We also talked about making an impact by making…by GrIStuF e.V.
Repurposing used cooking oil, why not? 10th Jun. 2020
The world is threatened by the outbreak of COVID-19 that initially started in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019. Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market is identified as a possible starting point of the origin COVID-19 with animal to human transmission. COVID-19 is believed to be airborne transmission as well as human-to-human transmission through direct contact with the infected patients, indirect…by Amalia Widyasningrum 3 comments
Technology 10th Jun. 2020
If you can read this, you have access to the internet. There you can, amongst other things:
Learn the elephant language
Control another person’s home
Find a forum for almost every interest
These websites have been created after the year 2000 (check here). Their existence is based on a series of technological achievements, many of which have only been developed in recent years.…by GrIStuF e.V.
Introduction to Photo-activism 09th Jun. 2020
We have talked with Ahmad from "Activestills", a collective of documentary photographers operating in Palestine/Israel region. Ahmad has told us about his collective, what they do, and explained to us the concept of photo-activism, how it differs from journalism, the role of social media, and how to use your lense to advocate for social and environmental awareness. Make sure to check their work at…by GrIStuF e.V.
Non-formal and Civic Education 09th Jun. 2020
Laura would have been and will still be our teamer for the festival's Politics workshop, during the interview we talked about her long friendship with GrIStuF as a teamer as well as the teamer workshop and the idea behind non-formal education, we also talked about political participation and civic education and how it was and still is affected by the pandemic.
Even more than that, Laura has…
The African Story and Solidarity 09th Jun. 2020
On the 25th of May 2020, the African continent was celebrating The African Day 2020, which is a commemoration of 57 years since the Organization of African Unity (OAU), later renamed the African Union (AU) in 2002, was established as an inter-governmental organization in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by the then 32 heads of states of independent African countries. As of today, the African continent…by Daniel Mutunga 8 comments
Books-19 08th Jun. 2020
Today I would like to offer you a list of books that you can read while awaiting GrIStuF 2021! Perhaps someone has already read these books, and can add their favorite books to my list, and someone will discover many interesting works known around the world. Well, let's not delay and get to it!
- A Brief History of Humankind - Sapiens (by Yuval Noah Harari, 2015)
- The Picture of…