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Turning kids' tears into a sea of joy

Turning kids' tears into a sea of joy

News   •   Sep 29, 2019 22:00 -12

Summer time - Holiday time: So it's time for a very special "cruise report".

I am a Bowspirit Kid

I am a Bowspirit Kid

News   •   Sep 02, 2019 01:00 -12

I will learn how healing it is to consider a change of perspective. When I will no longer be trapped in the drama as a victim, I may consider whether there is even a gift hidden for me in this stressful situation, because I am a Bowspirit Kid.

The CSR mission for the transport and tourism industry: Bowspirit Kids

The CSR mission for the transport and tourism industry: Bowspirit Kids

Press releases   •   Aug 26, 2019 22:00 -12

Companies that understand their CSR activities merely as "add-ons", as nice additional services that have nothing to do with the business model and the core business processes, fall short. The Bowspirit Kids initiative now offers companies in the transport and tourism industry an unprecedented opportunity to demonstrate their social commitment.

Your voice can change the world

Your voice can change the world

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2019 22:00 -12

"One voice can change a room. And if one voice can change a room, then it can change a city. And if it can change a city, it can change a state. And if it can change a state, it can change a nation. And if it can change a nation, it can change the world. Your voice can change the world." Barack Obama

Be the change

Be the change

Blog posts   •   Aug 06, 2019 02:00 -12

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones that we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." Barack Obama

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the ship

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the ship

News   •   Jun 11, 2019 22:00 -12

We have already explained elsewhere that the purchase of an older passenger ferry is not more expensive than the construction of a land-based facility of comparable size. The same applies to ongoing operations. As a result, the per capita costs per day will not be higher than for rehabilitation measures on shore in Germany.

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the economic relevance

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the economic relevance

News   •   Jun 04, 2019 22:00 -12

Many editors in business newsrooms across Europe are wondering why they have been receiving regular releases from us since the end of last year. A non-profit organisation from far away Lübeck (Germany) is considered at best a topic for the category "social affairs" ... Far from it!

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the need

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the need

News   •   May 28, 2019 22:00 -12

With our project we would like to help seriously ill and traumatised children and youths to come to terms with what they have experienced. It is about integrating something that has happened into one's own life and learning how to deal with it. Some people wonder why we have initiated such a project for this clientele.

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the financing

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the financing

News   •   May 23, 2019 20:00 -12

From the financial requirements for the Bowspirit Kids' project, some might conclude that "the rich" or "large foundations and companies" should take responsibility for it. This idea is fundamentally wrong.

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the regional relevance

What is essential is invisible to the eye | Bowspirit Kids - the regional relevance

News   •   May 21, 2019 02:45 -12

There are obviously some fixed points in our project where the essentials are seemingly invisible to outsiders, even though they are obvious to us initiators. Please let us talk about this in a small series of news articles starting here, so that you can also say "I can see rightly not only with my heart, but also with my eyes and my mind".

You have to trust in the abilities of ship and crew.

You have to trust in the abilities of ship and crew.

Blog posts   •   May 16, 2019 22:00 -12

Some of you guys might be afraid to leave their kid alone on a ship. Especially if it had just survived a serious illness ...

We must not lose sight of the problems children face here.

We must not lose sight of the problems children face here.

Blog posts   •   May 13, 2019 22:00 -12

We must not lose sight of the problems children face here. And in whose breast two hearts beat, he or she simply divides the amount he or she can spare - one half into disaster relief and the other half into disaster prevention by many, many generations of Bowspirit Kids at the nerve centres of our societies.

Our cost approach is completely comparable to other forms of health care.

Our cost approach is completely comparable to other forms of health care.

Blog posts   •   May 09, 2019 22:00 -12

It is correct to say that we need a lot of money for our project. However, it is wrong to say that it is "too expensive", not feasible or something similar. That's exactly not what it is.

Our employees should be valued for their work.

Our employees should be valued for their work.

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2019 22:00 -12

We would like to see Lübeck not only as our base port, but also as the home port, because we do not want to operate our ship under a flag of convenience.

We don't care where you come from. We want to know who you are.

We don't care where you come from. We want to know who you are.

Blog posts   •   May 02, 2019 22:00 -12

The stay with the Bowspirit Kids will be completely free for all kids. We are not building a luxury liner for wealthy families here. We don't care where you come from. We want to know who you are.

We will also work with the families.

We will also work with the families.

Blog posts   •   Apr 29, 2019 22:00 -12

With us on board we would like to give seriously ill children and youths and their siblings back their lost childhood. But what happens when the kids return home?

Bowspirit Kids Shop at Spreadshirt

Bowspirit Kids Shop at Spreadshirt

News   •   Apr 05, 2019 01:30 -12

Fiiiiinally it's happening - my shop is open🎈🎈🎈!

Our young guests have experienced more than enough barriers and borderline experiences.

Our young guests have experienced more than enough barriers and borderline experiences.

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2019 22:00 -12

There is another reason why we think we should make a sea voyage with our young guests and not a trip to the seaside.

We want to use the sea as a healing power for our young guests.

We want to use the sea as a healing power for our young guests.

Blog posts   •   Apr 01, 2019 22:00 -12

Why do we want to go on a sea voyage with our young guests? Some people might think one could have a good time with the kids somewhere on land.

MARY POPPINS - the most magical nanny in the world

MARY POPPINS - the most magical nanny in the world

Blog posts   •   Mar 28, 2019 23:00 -12

With us on board, the point is to integrate something that has happened into one's own life and to learn how to deal with it.