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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

Project inspires Education Minister

The El Salvadorian Ministry of Education’s second robot-building competition took place on 25 June 2016, with young people from the Foundation's project among the participants.

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News 12.07.16

Silver medal for Wangden

Wangden Namshi came second in the corporate run’s apprentice category with a time of 0:23:07.5. 

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News 21.06.16

Together for the environment

Kyi Kyi Soe, our country representative in Myanmar/Burma, speaks in Myanmar on World Environment Day.

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News 09.06.16

Special exhibition opens in the Children’s Village

Discover two new exhibition areas in Pestalozzi Children’s Village.

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News 28.04.16

Chernobyl: 30 years on

This year is the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl reactor disaster. Children have been invited to the Children’s Village since 1996.

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News 26.04.16

emPower graduate holds speech

Phnom Thano speaks on human rights in Thailand at an international conference in Geneva.

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News 12.04.16

Senior Professional Training at the Children's Village

Monika Veljanoska from Macedonia talks about her experiences at the Children's Village.

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News 09.03.16

A day in the life of the emPower students

The 23 year old Laura Lily Martinez from Honduras talks about her everyday life at the Children's Village.

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News 02.10.15

Vladimir: Our Trainee from Macedonia

Vladimir from Macedonia talks about his time as an emPower student.
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News 21.09.15

emPower

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Video & audio 07.04.15

Development Cooperation in South East Asia

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Video & audio 07.04.15

Development Cooperation in Central America

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Video & audio 07.04.15

Annual report 2015

In 2015, we recorded 28,485 overnighters in 69 projects in the Children’s Village in Trogen.

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Publications 15.02.15

Annual report 2014

In 2014, about 1,700 children participated in the various programmes offered at the Children’s Village.

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Publications 12.02.15

The key is education

A documentary on the work of the Pestalozzi Children's Foundation

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Video & audio 29.10.14

Neu im Kinderdorf

Since september 2014, Miriam Zampatti works as Head of International Programmes at the foundation.

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News 14.10.14

Hope for a better future

Yeldis and Shania attend classes, but their school has neither wall nor roof.

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News 29.05.14

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