General News

Impact Week is back with on-site workshops
After two years of hosting online-workshops Impact Week is back! We kicked off with a hybrid Impact Week in India and already hosted two on-site events in Paraguay and Mozambique. But we are not done yet! Applications for our Impact Weeks in Kenya and Ghana are now open. What are you waiting for?
Impact Week meets MURAL: Using the Virtual World to create impact in the Real World
Since the beginning of the corona crisis, the virtual world has become more real and tangible for members of our Impact Week than ever before! Even in times of lockdown, we have been able to do what we love most: bringing people together from around the globe to create a positive impact! But let’s start at the beginning: As we all remember, in 2020 when the pandemic hit, everything came to a standstill. People were confined to their houses while many problems were arising. That's when members...

The recent #LHGmeetsSDGs virtual challenge - organized and supported by design thinking coaches of the Lufthansa Group (LHG) Impact Week community – connected LHG employees from around the world. Participants had the opportunity to reflect on their own consumption habits, identify opportunities for improvement and design innovative solutions. As the name suggests, the challenge focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations… but what exactly are the SDGs? We had...
The schooling system in South Africa is severely disrupted by the pandemic with classes schedule carefully planned out by teachers. Both parents and children sort solace in teachers, for emotional and moral support, for food, and for guidance.

Located on the southern tip of the African continent, South Africa’s beauty is reflected through the smiles of friendly faces, the melting pot of cultures and cuisines, and the complex history that has shaped it.
How did the five Kiberan youngsters continued their project? Trying to reduce Covid-19 infections, Klinbera sees a need for customer support and started to diversify their revenue streams by partnering with recycling companies.

A short story about how five Kiberan youngsters have been making their home a cleaner place through their waste management service. “The transformation of Kibera begins with ourselves; the future of Kibera lies in our hands” James Mugambi.
Impact Week will be planning virtual events for Nepal, Jordan, Kenya, Germany to facilitate support during corona crisis. Updates to follow.

It's good to know we stay connected! Around 50 participants from around the globe joined our annual community meetup on Saturday, March 14th. In light of the Corona crisis we got together online. Each participant took a seat around a campfire in virtual space. We shared our Impact Week highlights 2019, our hopes for the coming year and updated ourselves on current activities.