Freiwilligenarbeit macht Glücklich!

Während der Themenwoche zum Thema Glück in meinen Deutschkurs las ich einen interessanten Beitrag: Inwiefern ist Glück eine Aufgabe der Gesellschaft. Der Autor Dr. Eckart v.H. schrieb, dass Glück eine Gemeinschaftsaufgabe ist, an der wir alle arbeiten können. Unterem anderem ging der Autor darauf ein, wofür Steuergelder verwendet werden sollten, um Menschen glücklich zu machen….

Do Girls in Pakistan do Sports?

“Do girls in Pakistan do sports?”, asked a friend in Stuttgart Germany. “What do you think?”, I replied. “I read in the Internet that Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries for women and they are not allowed to do sports or do outdoor activities”, she answered.  “How much do you believe in this?”, I inquired. “Oh man, don’t you watch the news, read in the internet or newspapers?”,…

Here Are The Top 10 Countries Wakhi People Live In

Being one of the few Wakhis (less than 10) living in Germany, I am very much aware of the discussion on immigration focused on people entering Germany, therefore I am also interested to know where Wakhi people choose to live the most. Ethnic Wakhi-speakers have a total population of about 50,000–58,000 (“Iranian languages”. Encyclopædia Britannica….

Jawohl! The Black Forest Experience

We as international volunteers from IBG e.V. aged between 19 and 35 coming from Poland, Azerbaijan, Greece, Canada, Russia, Serbia, Italy, Germany and Pakistan helped the community in Grafenhausen, a small village in the Black Forest region of Germany with the implementation of the follwing projects;

Wakhi Language – How can we save this endangered language?

’Chiz holi?’’, asked Marie, a German student in Munich. ‘‘Bafam, shobosh’’, I replied. ‘’Chiz holi’’ is a Wakhi way of saying ‘how are you’ and ‘Bafam, shobosh’ is the reply to it, meaning ‘good, thanks’. That was so interesting when I met students learning my language, Wakhi, taught by a German linguist, Dr. Beate Reinhold….

Is Pakistan a religious tolerant country?

Is Pakistan a religious tolerant country? Here in Germany, I meet Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, Christian, Jewish and atheist friends. Sometimes, they ask me if I knew any Christians, Hindus, etc. in Pakistan or if Pakistan is a tolerant and safe country. I find such questions funny because such questions represent ignorance. I take you to…

Wakhis’ Self-sufficiency in Healthy Food and the Deadly Modern Diet

There are still some Wakhi locals who are pretty self sufficient and spend limited disposable income on anything else. There’s no litter they produce, they help the whole valley remarkably free from the curse of plastic and other waste, which is such a common thing today because of our confusing lifestyles. We are so foolishly consuming…

Voluntary Work for Peacing the World Together

Voluntary work always wins. Always! The weather was beautiful too. Its unbelievable for Germany and yes we had really sunny days! The work was great! The weather was great! The mood was great! It’s true! It’s 100% true! Unbelievable! Click full screen to view the full post with animations.

The Wakhi Cuisine from Hunza Valley

Authors | Anita Aziz, Salman Hussain and Muhammad Ali. The Wakhi People live in the Hunza Valley, Broghil Valley and Ishkomen Valley of Pakistan, Wakhan Valley of Afghanistan, Badakhshan regions of Tajikistan and in the Xinjiang province in China. They enjoy vibrant good health and live happy lives. Moreover, Wakhi diet and lifestyle accords with the principles of longevity living…