Prop Roots

Puppetry for Grandpa

How good it was to be back in the lush and green Loilung village, my “second home”. I have spent many years in this Zaiwa/Jingpo ethnicity village, if I count up all those separate periods I did research and lived here since the early 1990’s. Having based ourselves…

NL = Nederlands?!

Grassroots vs. Über-Kapitalisme My first contribution to China2025, the crowdblog for Dutch-linguals professionally affiliated to the China. Posts in Dutch, my native language, are marked with "NL". Planet Zaiwa was eigenlijk bedoeld als een Engelstalige aangelegenheid. Maar waarom niet af en toe ook in het Nederlands? Ik werd gevraagd of…

1st POST - Challenges!

Life is full of challenges. Sometimes we deliberately seek them. My wife Li Yang and I have chosen for a very special and much insecure way of life. We founded our own grassroots nonprofit organization, named Prop Roots. In order to be able to build our project center, we had…