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Rubrik-Icon Jährlich leisten über 1.600 junge Menschen ihren Freiwilligendienst im In- und Ausland mit uns.
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Rubrik-Icon Seit 2006 arbeiten wir im Bereich der Notfallpädagogik mit traumatisierten Kindern weltweit.
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Friends of Waldorf Education
Friends of Waldorf Education

Since 1976 we promote Waldorf education around the globe. Thus far we have been able to support more than 830 Waldorf initiatives worldwide. Each year 1.800 young people commit to a voluntary service and by the worldwide student campaign WOW-Day children get enabled to go to school. All our donations are forwarded at 100 %. Furthermore, our emergency education program conducts urgently needed rehabilitation campaigns in many conflict areas.

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Waldorf Worldwide

We forward 100% of all donations. Up to date we were able to support more than 600 projects.

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Voluntary Services

Every year more than 1,600 young people do their voluntary service with us at home and abroad.

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Emergency Pedagogy

Since 2006 we have been working in the field of emergency pedagogy with traumatized children from many different countries.

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WOW-Day

WOW-Day is an international student campaign to collect donations for children around the globe.

Ukraine: Fleeing the war

The Friends of Waldorf Education is preparing a series of actions to help traumatised, frightened refugees on the borders of Ukraine, as well as those who remain in Ukraine.

In view of the massive attacks on Ukraine and the resulting refugee and danger situation for the people, the Friends of Waldorf Education will implement three projects in particular: aid for Waldorf educational institutions, the finding of accommodation and school places and emergency educational missions at the borders and in Ukraine.

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Volunteering around the world

You are interested in volunteering abroad? Then you have come to the right place.

No matter whether after school, with completed vocational training or after your studies - with us you will find the right voluntary service for your unforgettable year abroad. Find out now about your chances for a voluntary service abroad.

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Corona crisis: Stabilisation through Emergency Pedagogy

Here you will find videos with methods from the field of Emergency Pedagogy, which can be used for stabilization and contribute to the strengthening of the immune system.

The hotline 0800 222 66 22 is reachable from 9:00 - 21:00 (CET) for parents, children and teenagers. It offers first aid for the soul in case of questions about excessive demands, destabilization, fear or threat in the current situation.

Waldorf Worldwide

Since 1976 the Friends of Waldorf Education have been supporting Waldorf educational institutions all around the world.

We are committed to Waldorf Schools, Waldorf Kindergartens as well as curative education and social therapy institutions that urgently need support. Learn more about initiatives currently seeking financial assistance. Find out about our worldwide day of action, WOW-Day, about educational sponsorships or read our online magazine "Waldorf Worldwide".

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We look forward to receiving your donation.

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Donate now

Donate here for a Waldorf school or another Waldorf educational institution or support the work of our emergency pedagogy.

Current call for donations

Current call for donations

The Friends of Waldorf Education is preparing a series of actions to help traumatised, frightened refugees on the borders of Ukraine, as well as those who remain in Ukraine.

Become a benefactor

Become a benefactor

Support our work with a one-time donation or as a supporting member.

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Gift donation

Would you like to give a gift or collect donations for your birthday or another special occasion? Find out how to do it by clicking here.

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Latest news

from the topics Waldorf Worldwide and Emergency Pedagogy

Waldorf Worldwide

Ukraine: We stay in contact with every family

10.06.2022

The massive military attacks on parts of Ukraine have continued for more than 100 days. Thanks to the many donations that reached us after…  + more


Georgia: A wonderful social togetherness

01.06.2022

Since 1995, the Michael School in Tbilisi has offered children in need of unusual care opportunities to learn in a loving environment, and…  + more


School Building: the latest issue of "Waldorf Worlwide"

14.05.2022

One of the biggest challenges in founding but also in growing a school or kindergarten is to find suitable rooms in which the children feel…  + more

Emergency Pedagogy

Hungary: Activities for refugee families in Miskolc

21.04.2022

At the end of March, an Emergency Pedagogy team from the Friends of Waldorf Education visited the Hámori Waldorf School in northern Hungary.…  + more


Emergency Pedagogical Workshop in Slovakia: "My experiences are still very fresh"

14.04.2022

The Kiev Waldorf teacher Polina Viktorova decided to leave Ukraine with her child and went to Slovakia. On 27.03 she took part in an…  + more


Rhythmic work in Emergency Pedagogy: Being able to feel one's own body again

06.04.2022

Minka Görzel-Straube has been working voluntarily as an emergency pedagogue for many years. She has already accompanied and partly led more…  + more

Empower & donate now
Empower & donate now
The Friends of Waldorf Education is preparing a series of actions to help traumatised, frightened refugees on the borders of Ukraine, as well as those who remain in Ukraine. Learn more

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