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New dwelling for the living and working community in Qedeli

People with disabilities have been living and working in the Qedeli community in Georgia for almost 20 years. There was space for about 18 residents so far, but now another residential building has been built so that a total of 31 people can be cared for. The village, a little off the beaten track,...

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WOW-Day: Here's where your help goes! Ghana, Cosmos-Center: Food from the market

The Cosmos Center is the only institution for curative education in Dormaa Ahenkro, giving a safe home to an average of seven children with disabilities. It is located in the town of Dormaa Ahenkro and provides a safe home for around twelve children with disabilities. In that region children who are...

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UNESCO-Japan Prize for Camphill Community Trust in Botswana

As part of the worldwide program Education for Sustainable Development, the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development honors projects by individuals, institutions or organizations from around the world that have been particularly successful in implementing education for sustainable...

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WOW-Day in Mexico: "We took part for the first time and it was pretty funny"

Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf education - this is what is behind Waldorf One World Day, or WOW Day for short. On a certain day, people take action by collecting donations in various ways and donate the money to Waldorf institutions in need. For the first time, the Colegio Flor de Lys in Mexico...

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Association of Waldorf Schools founded in Uruguay

For some years now the Waldorf School movement in Uruguay has been growing slowly but steadily. In early November, a federation was founded connecting all Waldorf educational institutions (schools and kindergartens as well as curative education institutions) in the country. The aim is mutual support...

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100 Years of Waldorf: Celebrations around the World

Around the world people are still celebrating the Waldorf centennial. In recent weeks, for example, ceremonies have been held in China, India, and Namibia. In China, the oldest Waldorf School of the country, located in Chengdu, held its celebrations on 25 October. In late September, the Indian...

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Amantolli – a Waldorf School in the Mexican Highlands

There has been Waldorf education in Guadalajara, Mexico’s second-largest city, since 1998. Five years ago, another Waldorf Elementary School was added, with the beautiful name of Amantolli, right in the center of this large industrial city.

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Embarking on the New Century: he latest issue of Waldorf Worldwide is out now!

There are now about 1,150 Waldorf schools worldwide. 100 years after the first Waldorf School was opened on the Uhlandshöhe in Stuttgart, new Waldorf Schools are still being founded. In the vast majority of countries, independent schools receive no state support – and schools that are just being...

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WOW-Day: Here's where your help goes! Argentina, CultivArte: Another year accomplished

Faced with the terrible situation of the many unattended children in San Fernando, a suburb of Buenos Aires in Argentina, several former students of the Escuela Arcangel Micael decided to do something about it nearly 15 years ago. The outcome of this decision is a place where children can come and...

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Nepal: Good things are worth waiting for – reconstruction after the earthquake

In 2015, a violent earthquake caused major damage in Kathmandu and the surrounding area. The Shanti Sewa Griha leprosy relief project, which includes workshops, a hospital, and a small Waldorf-inspired school, was also severely affected - the school building was completely destroyed. The Friends of...

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