Author Archives: juergenveyhl

January 09

One Point Five Billion Inches

The circumference of the Earth is 1.5 billion inches. So, let’s get started ridding around our Big Rock – the spaceship Earth. Starting point was Abuja which is easily 252.283.465 inches away from my beloved family in Germany. By the end of my assignment I traveled through all this distance and eventually reunited with them. […]

December 15

Where the Heart Is – Home is…

…where the people you care about are; where you desire to be; feel the warmth and safety of the walls surrounding you; comfort and fellow feeling between you and your friends and family. This is, in a way, your condensed world. Abuja was this kind of home for me in the last months… Like always everything […]

November 22

Here Goes

“Here goes Nigerian men!” There is a number of Nigerian native styles for men, each has its own distinct features. Nigerian traditional clothing is beautiful and these days every local man wants to wear unique native styles, no matter these clothes are for a business, leisure, any casual event or any other form of social occasion. Traditional […]

November 16

Turn Turn Turn

Turn, Turn, Turn… There are constant turning while working and living in Nigeria, both good turns and challenging ones. Pulse assignment requires to turn left, right, down and up and is an absolutely unique fantastic experience – it feels like riding a roller-coaster with constant turning. Over the last week’s Dr. Ahmad Abdulwahab, Former Deputy […]

October 22

Hugging the Road

It is been a while and finally we are hugging the road for our first oxygen commodities installation in Kaduna state. The installation has been delayed due to the Hurricane Harvey in the USA. The tropical storm Hurricane Harvey was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005, […]

September 04

Nowhere in Particular

I am Nowhere in Particular… absorbed by Lagos Nigeria’s most cosmopolitan city and probably also the most over populated. It does not get much bigger than Lagos, the largest city in Africa’s most populous country. Despite all hustle, stress of traffic, and tension of 9am to 5pm job – Lagosians are still a very cheerful […]

August 05

Ready, Set, Whoa

READY? I AM. Today is another beautiful day in Kaduna. I am on a field trip and we are visiting several hospitals in the Kaduna state to conduct several Installation Planning visits for oxygen commodities implementation. CHAI invited State Chief Medical Directors of selected hospitals to join us for a program update meeting at the […]

July 10

Miles and Smiles away

Hello everyone! Sometimes days are running and you only realize it when you speak with friends and family.  It is already over two weeks ago when I left colleagues & friends in Singapore and arrived safely in Nigeria, Abuja. Over this weekend I reviewed all pictures from my current journey and remembered that I was […]

June 02

Someday This Day

Welcome to my blog where I’ll be telling you about my Pulse volunteering journey 2017. For all of you who are not so familiar with the Pulse volunteering program, here some info – The PULSE Volunteer Partnership is GlaxoSmithKline’s skills-based volunteering initiative.  Through PULSE, motivated employees are matched to a non-profit organisation for 6 months […]