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WOW-Day in South Africa

The WOW-Day at the Hermanus Waldorf School in South Africa took place on 19th September. We showed a movie (The Lion King) to the children, and made our own popcorn. We collected a great sum of donations and we decided to add a bit more to make it one round sum. The donations will help the Siyakhula...

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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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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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School meals in Kitale: more children can attend classes

As reported in the last issue of "Waldorf Worldwide", our focus on school meals and the corresponding call for donations in the summer of 2018 enabled us to support numerous schools in providing their students with a healthy meal. One of these schools is the Humane School in Kitale, Kenya. In her...

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Argentina: Tata Haku – The hot fire

Three years ago, Elisabeth Rybak and Paula Kiefer began to build a kindergarten in the Argentine province of Misiones as part of their voluntary service through the Friends of Waldorf Education. Due to an extension of their service they were on site for a total of two years. In the meantime, they...

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WOW-Day: Here's where your help goes - Tajikistan, Chudjand Waldorf School: school desks, renovation of roof and windows

"On behalf of our school administration and our students, who finally have beautiful school desks, I would like to thank you very much.”

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WOW-Day: Here's where your help goes - Tanzania: school bus and well

„Thanks to your hard work and generous donation we can buy another bus and build a well on the school grounds”

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Impressions of the WOW-Year: WOW-Day in Czech Republic

"At the end of September our class organized an international charity event, Walden. Walden included a bazaar, a book sale, children's workshops, retail stands and refreshments. For the first time this year Walden had an entry fee. All proceeds were donated to a school in Haiti. The reason we chose...

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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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