Philip Engelholm lives in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. For him, the Corona pandemic has had a major personal impact, as wedding plans have been shaken up for him and his fiancée. At Easter the couple wanted to get married, which was prevented by the lockdown and also in consideration of the older wedding guests. The thirty-seven-year-old officer in the armed forces continues to talk about the difficulty of finding solutions in these times.
Today with a personal story from the Cape Region of South Africa, more precisely from the city of Stellenbosch. For Ann Louw, a professor of chemistry, it was personally painful that the lockdown meant her granddaughter's first birthday would not take place physically as a group celebration. However, she did find a solution in the form of a digital birthday party.
Today with a contribution from Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina: Leonardo Alemeyda is 59 years old and works as a train electrician. On the one hand he sees some good in the lockdown situation, which has caused a deceleration, and admires the solidarity of the people. On the other hand he is irritated and angry about the careless behavior of some politicians.
Today's post is from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Yonas is 35 years old and works in housing construction in this city with an estimated population of three million people. Yonas regularly goes to church, and faith is an important part of his life. But hear for yourself what Yonas has to say against the background of the Corona pandemic:
Wenn die Corona-Krise mit ihren zwingenden Herausforderungen überwunden ist, sollten weder blinder Marktglaube noch übertriebener Steuerungsoptimismus zum Hauptwesenszug der sozial-ökologischen Transformation werden. Wir müssen reden!
Dies ist ein Blog der Cusanus Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung, der vor dem Hintergrund der Corona-Pandemie entstanden ist. Als Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung wollen wir inmitten der Corona-Pandemie ein Ort des gemeinsamen Denkens und des solidarischen Handelns sein.