Torsten Striepke is working since 1973 in countries of the Southern hemisphere either on long-term (volunteer/expert) or short-term basis (consultancies). His whole life has been dedicated with growing enthusiasm and engagement to the eradication of poverty in varying jobs and capacities. Since 2011 he is concentrating on proposal writing for various consultancy firms and on the promotion of entrepreneurship development programmes for illiterates which he developed and successfully tested in Bangladesh, Morocco and Nigeria.
Sandra Holzherr’s expertise includes planning, conceptualizing and implementing programs and projects for organizational and human resource development, both in the private and public sector.
As founding member of the work group Communal Development Policy in Baden-Württemberg and with her commitment to implement administrative structures and processes for sustainability in local governments, she links global and local activities and brings together business and public administration on both the strategic and operational level.