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Green Kanthari Green kanthari

kanthari initiators want to create ethical social change by starting grassroot projects with innovative approaches. Schools for marginalized, training centers for the blind, environmental projects are only some of many examples of initiatives that make the world a better place.

Some characteristics of green kantharis are:

Teamwork: They enjoy working with people and have a strong team spirit.

Creativity: They have fun creating new concepts and innovative approaches to solve social problems. Spice: They challenge the status quo and swim against the stream.

Passion: It helps them to continue work even if it is challenging.

Organization: They keep the overview and are able to plan and structure activities while motivating people in the team.
Green kanthari projects provoke a mind set or structure change to solve the problem at the root, instead of treating the symptoms. kanthari can help catalyse their capacities in the areas of

Innovation: How to develop creative project ideas

Project management: How to structure processes and execute plans

Presentation: Convince donors and supporters with clear and passionate proposals and speeches

Fund raising: How to communicate with potential partners and donors and research for funding opportunities.

Legal matters: How to start an organization

Yellow Kanthari Yellow kanthari

Yellow kantharis create new products, strategies or concepts for social change. They can be active in the areas of environment, computer technology, accessibility for people with disabilities, agriculture, education and many more. The goal of their invention is to improve the living conditions of marginalized groups or protect the environment.

Some of their characteristics are:

Thinking out of the box: Inventors come up with unconventional and innovative ideas.

Problem solving: Inventors take problems as an opportunity to find new solutions.

Open to share: Inventions are accessible for the public without restrictions of copyright or high costs.

Risk taking: Inventors see risk as an adventure and are not afraid of failure.

Convincing: They are able to convince even sceptical people. Kanthari inventors already bring a vision and technical skills. Kanthari International provides them with the skills to go public and make inventions accessible to a broade range of users. Kanthari Inventors learn among others

Communication: How to explain complicated matters in an easy way.

Production processes: From the invention to the prototype to industrial production

Law: copyright, patents, etc.

Finances: How to attract potential supporters and manage finances.

Environmental Awareness: How to make inventions environmental friendly.

Orange Kanthari Orange kanthari

kanthari entrepreneurs use business as a tool for sustainable social change. The goal is not to make profit, but to use business to find ways to create structures that benefit those who are usually left out.

Some of their characteristics are:

Structured thinking: They are able to analyze and plan processes

Vision: They are driven by a strong vision for social change that is more important than profit

Risk taking attitude: They leave the certainty of conventional business

Transparency: in process, goals and motivation

Logical thinking: They understand numbers and business processes

Informed: They know about needs, markets and opportunities for business in their community. For orange kantharis, business is only a tool to achieve their vision of social change. To be a kanthari entrepreneur it is not necessary to have a business background. A general interest in business processes is sufficient if combined with a strong vision and intrinsic interest for ethical social change. Kanthari International can help them to develop their capacities and skills in the areas of Communication: clear and understandable writing and passionate presentation in public speech.

Basics of business: The knowledge that is necessary to start a business.

Business administration: How to run the business.

Financial management: How to deal with budgeting, book keeping etc.

Business for social change: How to use business as a tool to fulfill the vision for social change.

Marketing: How to detect markets, organize events and use social media.

Innovation:Strategies to create innovative approaches.

Red Kanthari Red kanthari

Red kantharis advocate for a world free from discrimination, negative attitudes or harmful norms. Their goal is to provoke a mindset change in their communities through advocacy.

Some of their characteristics are:

courage: They have the guts to voice unpopular truths

Spice: They have fire in the belly, so they are autentic and convincing about their cause

Clear communication: They are able to explain even difficult matters in an easy way It is the aim of the training to develop the qualities and characteristics of red Kantharis to a new level so that they are able to advocate for their cause and create a successful social movement in their societies. The final goal is a mindset change to stop discrimination or harmful norms and practises. Therefore the training includes

Public speech: how to get every audience off their chairs and convinced.

Communication: How to write creative and spicy emails or press releases that pass the message.

Media contacts: How to make the best use of media and deal with difficult questions.

Campaigns: How to plan and implement campaigns to spread the message about the cause

Social marketing: How to use social media and build networks

Purple Kanthari Purple kanthari

kanthari artists use their creativity and art as a tool for making a difference. Musicians, painters, authors, film makers and many more provoke a positive mind set change through their work.

Characteristics of purple kantharis are:

Expression: They are able to explain situations through understandable metaphors

Independent thinking: They are not afraid of public criticism and standing strong in their own opinion or style sustainable drive, Even when it gets tough they have the power to persevere and follow through A strong vision: There is a clear connection between arts and the dream of social change

Creativity: in arts, thoughts, speech and writing Kanthari International provides Artists who are interested in making a difference with the space to work on their arts opportunities to Exchange ideas with other artists, advocates and change makers in general tools which can enable artists to transport the message through their art and to find their way into public. Major training areas are

Communication: in writing and public speech

Event and campaign management: planning and organizing an event, an exhibition or a campaign Networking and social marketing

Media contacts: How to deal with the media and use them effectively.

Financial planning: fund raising and attracting investors.

Planning and organization: Structured thinking, action planning, etc. Self publishing