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Malawi 2015

In January 2015 Karin Bruers visited Mkanda Village in Malawi. She discovered that the village was in need of help, because there was starvation coming. For three days there were continuous heavy rainstorms. This means that one third of Malawi is completely flooded. Hundreds of people drown, houses are washed away and most of the […]

Afghanistan, Kabul 2017

On October 10th Karin Bruers and Alham Omar Hotaki, the CEO of CRIDA, signed an agreement for a woman empowerment project in Afghanistan incorporating know-how in the field of mosaic. The knowledge obtained by Social Sofa will be shared with entrepreneurial Afghan women to support the restructuring of the environment, neighborhoods, mosques, buildings and walls. […]

Argentina 2016

In 2016, it was still too complicated and expensive to export one single sofa to Rosario, Argentina. A mosaic team, there under guidance of Laura Galetto, began refurbishing a town square with mosaic. This was a great success. The first talks were held this summer about establishing a Social Sofa atelier there too.