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The Gambia – Creating a Magical World - Strength

My Magazine 2023/12
3 min
Author: Angelika Mitterer
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we often forget the immense power that lies dormant within us. It's time to look deep inside ourselves, unleash our strength and shape the world around us. This journey to ourselves not only leads us through the changes of our time but often also geographically across oceans and continents, to inspiring communities, other cultures and new horizons. The new world is emerging IN•US. Seize the opportunity and embark on your own personal journey.

We can all shape and create our environment and the world together! More than ever, we should understand that our thoughts, our emotions and the resulting actions create our world on the outside. I discovered this inner power through the beautiful book "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne. But many other books also describe how we can shape our lives. This power of each individual is a universal energy that lies dormant in each of us. The journey to our personal inner strength begins with discovering ourselves, facing our fears, going through them and giving space to our heart's desires. When we are at peace, we can shape the world around us with clarity and conviction.

People are always at the heart.

IN·US has also grown in awareness of this power. Our journey took us to a place where the sun shines more intensely, the colours are more vibrant, and hearts are full of joie de vivre. The Gambia is a small country with immense power. Amid many challenges, the people here have developed an exceptional mentality characterised by a deep community spirit and unwavering optimism.

In this context, our work here in The Gambia unfolds as a bridge-builder between different cultures and encourages people to recognise and use their strengths. Our IN•US projects in The Gambia are more than just sustainable project developments - they reflect the collective power that arises when people come together to bring about positive change. The people who participate in our projects are always at the heart of them.

Investment in your future

The investor trips with IN·US offer the opportunity to experience the projects on-site, interact with the people and feel the changes first-hand. It is an opportunity to recognise the collective power of investors and communities to promote sustainable development. Travellers immerse themselves in the local way of life, learn about the challenges, and, above all, about the unwavering hope and determination of the local people. Our offer is a powerful catalyst for change aimed at economic gain and social and environmental responsibility. The trips show that investing in communities is not just a financial decision but an investment in the future supported by a common force.

These stories from The Gambia are examples of the power of community and call for self-empowerment. We become creative builders of our reality when we awaken to our power. It is about recognising one's talents, overcoming fears and having the courage to be authentic. The connection between the discovery of inner strength and the IN·US projects in The Gambia is no coincidence. It reminds us that our strength does not exist in isolation. We all are part of a larger whole, a global network of individual strengths that come together to make the world a better place.

IN·US as trailblazer

In the depths of ourselves and in the light of The Gambia, we recognise that true power lies in working for ourselves and others. IN·US is a pioneer for a world where our power is used to build bridges, strengthen communities and effect change. Our journey together, discovering your own power and connecting with the IN·US community are not isolated events. They are part of an ongoing cycle in which we inspire, support and encourage each other to become the best versions of ourselves. In this collective development, we discover the inexhaustible power within us and the transformative power that arises when we come together to create a world of love, compassion and courage.

My insider tip in The Gambia of the month!

For those touched by The Gambia's inspiring power and want to recharge their batteries, the beautiful beach of Kotu at the Kunta Kinteh Beach Complex is the perfect place to do so. It is one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in The Gambia and epitomises the beauty of nature and the strength of a community that shines against all odds. Plan your stay there to experience the vibrant joie de vivre and the power of change at the typical Gambian beach on Sundays. Immerse yourself in the culture, interact with the warm local people and be mesmerised by the highly energetic, vibrant atmosphere at Kunta Kinteh Beach. It's a trip that appeals to your senses and can awaken your inner strength. Bring your spirit of discovery, bury your feet in the warm sand of this enchanting beach, savour the gentle embrace of the sun and let yourself be inspired by the powerful magic of this land. It's definitely a place where you'll not only lose track of time but can also recharge your batteries and regain new strength.


Angelika Mitterer
The story of the Austrian architect Angelika Mitterer tells us that the only constant in life is a change and how this can be used as an opportunity for a positive change in one's lifestyle habits.

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