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What we do

We make it possible for disadvantaged children to attend school regularly and promote tolerance and mutual understanding.

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How you can help

Thanks to your support, we are able to commit ourselves to helping children in Switzerland and twelve countries around the world.

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Who we are

The Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation is an international child welfare organisation that has been working to support children and youths since 1946.

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News

Annual Report 2016

In 2016, our programmes touched the lives of 170 000 children, adolescents and adults worldwide.

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Publications 22.05.17

Distinction for cultural acceptance in the classroom

Hassayarat Panchaichok was recently distinguished for her project on cultural diversity in schools, a topic that the Thai teacher had worked on at the Children’s Village.
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News 22.02.17

Intercultural teaching methods

Vladimir Gjorgjevski attended the emPower further education course in 2015. What did he achieve with what he learned when he returned to Macedonia? The Foundation asked him – and was amazed by the answer.
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News 12.12.16

UNESCO prize

The former «emPower» student Raisa Nineth Palala Martínez is awarded the first prize for «Exemplary Educational Concepts for Peace» in Guatemala.

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News 23.11.16

Generous donation

Maag Pump Systems AG has donated CHF 10,000 in support of the Children’s Village. Thank you very much!
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News 10.11.16

emPower – Training for foreign charity workers

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Video & audio 19.09.16

A shoe for a good cause

Many thanks: Titolo auctioned off an anniversary shoe and donated the proceeds to the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation.

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News 12.09.16

Generous donation from People’s Viennaline

Thank you very much! People’s Viennaline donates CHF 4,000 to the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation.
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News 06.09.16

Our projects

Education projects in Switzerland and twelve countries around the world
  • East Africa

    80,027 Children supported in 2016

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  • South-East Asia

    31,827 Children supported in 2016

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  • South-East Europe

    29,140 Children supported in 2016

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  • Central America

    22,911 Children supported in 2016

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Thank you very much!

They all support the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation.
  • Education in Switzerland

    Petra S. donated

    CHF 75.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Helen B. donated

    CHF 75.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Services industriels de Genève - Patricia S. donated

    CHF 100.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Rolf R. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • East Africa

    Damion E. donated

    CHF 240.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Jasmin B. donated

    CHF 200.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Jan M. donated

    CHF 100.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    liliane h. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Caroline S. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    gabriele I. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Christoph G. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Yvonne M. donated

    CHF 300.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Katja K. donated

    CHF 150.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Hans I. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • South-East Europe

    Silvia K. donated

    CHF 100.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Paul M. donated

    CHF 500.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Franziska J. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • South-East Asia

    Samira R. donated

    CHF 100.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Julie S. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • South-East Europe

    Samira R. donated

    CHF 110.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Orfei Romeo 4. donated

    CHF 500.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Martina G. donated

    CHF 75.00

  • East Africa

    Yannik H. donated

    CHF 75.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Willi N. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Trudi G. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    René H. donated

    CHF 600.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Roger G. donated

    CHF 50.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Stephan und Christina K. donated

    CHF 75.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Roman H. donated

    CHF 200.00

  • Education in Switzerland

    Therese K. donated

    CHF 150.00

Certifications

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Zewo

The Zewo quality seal guarantees transparent information, accounting and the effective use of your donation for the designated purpose.

Zewo

NPO label

The NPO label guarantees the quality of our work. The Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation has been a proud holder of the NPO label for management excellence since 2009.

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eduQua

We are proud to have been awarded an eduQua certificate, which is awarded for the content, methodology and quality of our education projects in Switzerland.

eduQua