The story of Fritz Lampert

The story of Fritz Lampert

Since 1830 France had occupied Algeria and had made it the granary and essential part of La France d’Outre Mer versus Al Jaza’ir, an independent Algeria, with a population of over 11 million Arabic-speaking Muslims, mostly Berber tribes. Algérie...
The story of Hiroatsu Sato – Part 2

The story of Hiroatsu Sato – Part 2

SCI in Japan  From Phyllis, his wife’s perspective Four months after he returned to Japan in 1958 Sato organized the first small workcamp, with only Japanese participants, on a small island in Tokyo Bay, an overnight boat trip from Yokohama. The National...
The story of Hiroatsu Sato – Part 1

The story of Hiroatsu Sato – Part 1

Crucible /ˈkruː.sɪ.bəl/ A situation of severe trial, or in which different elements interact, leading to the creation of something new. Sato came of age in a country struggling to rebuild after two decades of disastrous wars. As a schoolboy, he believed in Japan’s...
The story of Solvig Starborg – Part 2

The story of Solvig Starborg – Part 2

22nd February 1971 – first meeting with Valli Seshan By the second cup of coffee, it felt as if I had known Valli all my life! We seemed to have a lot to talk about! Valli told me about Nangloi Jhuggi Jopri Colony and how SCI needed a nurse there. It sounded...