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+++ 25.10.2017 +++

State Recognition for the Yechiel Waldorf School in Israel

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About ten years ago, a very dedicated couple founded and provided essential financial support for a Waldorf School In the small village of Tal Shahar. The Friends of Waldorf Education supported the construction of the school buildings with several loans. The school has finally managed to obtain state [...] more

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+++ 21.09.2017 +++

WOW-Day 2017

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Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf educational institutions – that is the idea behind “Waldorf One World,” WOW-Day for short. On a specified day, dedicated people collect donations in many different ways to give them to Waldorf facilities in need. This year, for the first time, the living and working [...] more

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+++ 18.10.2017 +++

First Waldorf School in Istanbul opened

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In Turkey, the Waldorf School and Kindergarten movement is still in its infancy. Last year, the Nisan Kindergarten in Istanbul experienced a slight setback, as several families moved abroad and the Kindergarten lost nine children. In the meantime, new children have been admitted, and now, one year [...] more

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+++ 13.10.2017 +++

License renewed for Waldorf School Tiflis

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Every six years, free schools in Georgia need to have their license renewed in order to continue operating. With the ever-changing political situation and the ever-new education legislation, schools can’t always be sure to obtain this certificate. Several years ago, the donors of the Friends of Waldorf [...] more

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+++ 11.10.2017 +++

Project of the Month - October 2017

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Kiev’s Sophia School, which has been functioning since 1999, encountered many obstacles and difficulties during its first years, and also had to fight for its existence with the authorities. During the conflicts of the past years, which tore the country apart, the school was able to continue its work, [...] more

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+++ 06.10.2017 +++

Serious drought in Kenia

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Serious drought can be seen all over the dry savannah-landscape near Nairobi in Kenya, where the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi is situated. Long dry cracks are spreading networks through the soil and the acacia trees are dusty grey and brown. Nothing can grow. There are worries all over. It is difficult [...] more

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+++ 04.09.2017 +++

New School in Athens

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After more than two years of intense preparations, the moment has finally arrived: Greece gets its first Waldorf school. The curative education facility Estia Agios Nikolaos near Delphi has been active since the 1990s, and in Athens four successful Waldorf kindergartens were established in the course of [...] more

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+++ 04.08.2017 +++

Collection WOW-Day Thank you letters 2016

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Thank you for your commitment at the WOW-Day 2016! Together we supported over 60 Waldorf and social initiatives around the world. For example, your donations helped a Waldorf School in South Africa to purchase a water tank for the dry season or a Waldorf School in Brazil was able to repair their hazardous [...] more

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+++ 02.08.2017 +++

Social therapy in Russia

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Since 2005, the social therapeutic facility “Blagoe Delo”, situated in a village 70 kilometers north of Yekaterinburg, supports handicapped people. In the workshops they manufacture wooden angels or felt shoes, or they rehearse for concerts and theater plays, which they have already presented abroad [...] more

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+++ 26.07.2017 +++

New school building for Haiti

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In May, our project of the month was the small school Nina Pacha. The school is situated in a village south of Ecuador's capital of Quito, at an elevation of 2.850 meters. Training teachers and providing them with educational support is not easy. The nearest Waldorf schools are in Colombia and Peru, a [...] more

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+++ 19.07.2017 +++

New school building for Haiti

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In October last year, a major hurricane partially devastated the Waldorf School “École du Village” on the island of Haiti. The Friends of Waldorf Education reacted immediately by sending out an urgent call for financial support, so the school could re-open quickly. But the disaster showed how important a [...] more

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+++ 12.07.2017 +++

Waldorf is booming in the Banat

Never before have the Waldorf Kindergarten and the Waldorf School seen waiting lists as long as those for the upcoming school year. After long years of hardship, the quality of Waldorf education is finally becoming widely known, and many young parents are enrolling their little children. Read about the [...] more

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+++ 15.06.2017 +++

WOW-Day is coming up

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“With every step I made I felt incredibly important and great! Having a drink right after the run was really good!” says a student of the Seoul Waldorf School, where students, teachers, and parents organized a charity run together on the occasion of WOW-Day. But South Korea is just one out of 35 countries [...] more

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+++ 16.05.2017 +++

Waldorf 100 Movie

Since the inauguration of the first Waldorf School in September 1919 a lot has happened. By now, there are 1.100 Waldorf Schools and more than 2000 Waldorf Kindergartens in 80 countries. This is a good reason to celebrate the upcoming Jubilee with a fabulous party – and this should be well prepared. Under the heading of “Waldorf 100,” numerous and community building projects are starting now.
Moreover, a wonderful movie has been made, which is now available in seven different languages. Click here to watch the movie

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+++ 10.05.2017 +++

New Premises for the Waldorf school El Til·ler in Spain

In 1999 the Waldorf school El Til·ler was founded in Bellaterra near Barcelona – and the school wants to expand. But it has long since reached the limits of its current location. At the end of April, the school community successfully purchased some premises close by. In January 2016, the school [...] more

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+++ 02.05.2017 +++

Nina Pacha or light for our time

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The Ecuadorean capital of Quito with its indigenous, colonial, and modern elements lies almost at the equator, in the northern Andean highland, which narrowly meanders from north to south. The city extends over 30 kilometers along the highland. It is situated at an altitude of 2.850 meters. It has been [...] more

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+++ 02.02.2017 +++

A Waldorf school surrounded by olive trees and vineyards

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Being a Waldorf teacher in Italy is, in most cases, a painstaking task. They are passionate about their job, they connect with wonderful, open-minded children, but they barely earn enough to make a living. There are no government subsidies, and a suitable school building is unaffordable. Read about [...] more

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+++ 20.01.2017 +++

Supporting the Waldorf School École du Village in Haiti

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In October last year, a major hurricane devastated the small island state of Haiti. The southern part of this already poverty-stricken country was particularly affected. It is in this region, close to the seaport Les Cayes, where the little Waldorf School is located. The gale-force winds and the heavy [...] more

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+++ 09.05.2016 +++

Valle de Sol - Southernmost Waldorf School?

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About fifteen years ago Waldorf education came to Patagonia. There are, of course, beautiful landscapes in Patagonia, magnificent high wooded mountains and large lakes, glaciers all the way to the south, but also oil towns like Neuquen, which have no aesthetic appeal at all. In this town, a doctor [...] more

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+++ 15.11.2016 +++

Kraków: New instruments to establish an orchestra

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It is a brief moment of concentrated silence. Then the teacher gives a sign and the students begin to  eagerly stroke their bows over the strings and devotedly make their new instruments sound. For a long time, it was a great wish of the Kraków Waldorf School to build up a real orchestra, but they simply [...] more

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+++ 24.10.2016 +++

How a garage was turned into three classrooms

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The drive from Barcelona to the interior of the country takes about an hour until one reaches the city of Vic in northern Catalonia. Since 2008 the initiative "La Font" (the fountain) works here. It began as a playgroup and soon developed into a kindergarten and school through intense parenting work.  [...] more

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+++ 05.10.2016 +++

Mexico: A school emerges

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For one year, a young Waldorf school named "Del Mar" exists at the eastern tip of Mexico, in the coastal town of Cancún. From the first impulse to create an alternative to the state education system, until the official opening of the school in August last year, the young school community has come a long [...] more

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+++ 01.10.2016 +++

Project of the month: October 2016

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Social work in Bahia needs our support For many years, the Salva Dor project is working to get children off the streets and provides them with loving care, three meals a day and the necessary support, which they unfortunately do not receive at home from their own parents. Together with the rhythm [...] more

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+++ 26.09.2016 +++

WOW-Day: Letter of thanks from Brazil

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Thank you for your commitment on WOW-Day 2015! One of the projects that received support through the WOW-Day campaign is Salva Dor, a social project for children and teenagers in the coastal city of Salvador, the third largest city in Brazil after São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The beginning of Salva Dor [...] more

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+++ 19.09.2016 +++

How the Friends of Waldorf Education use money

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The International Relief Fund - It rustles, chinks, clatters – and works!   Water follows the laws of gravity and makes the riverbed as it flows. Constantly moving, the river flows round one obstacle after the next to bring the cool wetness out of regions which have been gifted with rain, to other places [...] more

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