It takes a whole village to raise a child is probably one of the most wide spread and well known African proverbs out there. But what does it really mean? Of course we know that parents as primary guardians can only influence our world view to a certain extent. Our social environment and cultural surrounding equally shape our world view. So what happens to people who move from city to city as a “modern” global citizen? Will you even have a single relative in your surrounding? What about our parents or grandparents who left their country of origin many years ago?