Renate always knew that at some point, something was going to interrupt the world as we knew it. She couldn't have predicted a pandemic but in her mind, she was ready. While reflecting on how we treat out precious home, she tries to make the best out of her situation.
Cole in Nairobi
In spring 2020 thousands of roses were thrown into dumpsters in Nairobi. Designer Cole decided to salvage them and created beauty which defied the horrors of the pandemic.
Jawad in Pakistan
Being a person in showbiz and running a political party at the same time, pop singer Jawad needed to use his reach to make his fellow pakistanis aware of an emerging pandemic.
Patrick in Jinja
Patrick is a regional head of Act for Africa in Uganda. He has seen his communities through floods, locust plagues and Ebola. But Covid-19 threatens to undermine the grassroot organization entirely.
Kate in Nairobi
Kate grew up in the slums of Nairobi. She now lives with her family outside Kenya’s capital city in a community called Mathare. Her experience of Covid-19 hasn’t been straightforward, especially because through her work with the NGO Ghetto Foundation, she has had access to the frontlines, the streets, people’s homes.
Fredie Hong Kong
Fredie has experienced both the SARS Virus outbreak in Hong Kong in 2003 and witnessed the beginnig of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 while living in New York City.