Irma Gold Kunisch: Giving children a second chance

In the past few years, Irma Gold-Kunisch has committed herself to supporting early childhood programs in quake-stricken Giriloyo, Bantul, Yogyakarta, by helping children to learn to value themselves and to imagine new possibilities. A retired German medical doctor, Kunisch first set up a makeshift school for children affected by the May 2006 quake. "As I could not work in a hospital without the language knowledge, I decided to work with children since their language is … [Read more...]