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South Africa

Acacia Tree Waldorf Nursery School

The Acacia Tree Nursery School is a small Waldorf nursery on the east coast of South Africa. The children are from very poor circumstances. In the Waldorf kindergarten they find a loving place where they...

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South Africa: Dassenberg Waldorf School is located north of Cape Town in a rural area near the Camphill “Alpha” and in close proximity to the "informal...

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Half an hour’s drive from the Imhoff Waldorf School, you come to the end of the wind-swept Cape Peninsula. Standing by the Cape Point lighthouse, you look far...

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Hermanus - WS

The Hermanus Waldorf School is conveniently located between the communities of Zwelihle, Mount Pleasant and Sandbaai in Hermanus, thus a central meeting point...

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Hermanus - Camphill

South Africa: Since 1952 Hermanus Camphill is an independent residential and day school for children and young people with special needs, situated in the...

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Johannesburg - Inkanyezi

South Africa: The first Waldorf kindergarten in a South African township was founded in July 1987 and later developed into a proper school. Today about 360...

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Johannesburg - Michael Mount

South Africa: Michael Mount Waldorf School is located in the heart of Johannesburg, one of the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world and the source of a...

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Khayelitsha - Baphumelele

South Africa: It all started in 1987, when Rosie Mashale opened a small kindergarten for children, who had previously played on a garbage dump during the day....

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South Africa: Centre for Creative Education

The Centre for Creative Education is a training center for kindergarten teachers who then work in township kindergartens in Cape Town. The dire conditions here are caused not only by poverty, but also by...

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Cape Town - Gaia

South Africa: Gaia Waldorf School was established in 1998 in Cape Town, by a group of parents who realized there was a demand for Waldorf education in the...

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Cape Town - Khanyisa

South Africa: Khanyisa Waldorf School is a very special school that cares for children with various learning difficulties. Currently, 80 to 90 students attend...

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Cape Town - Michael Oak

South Africa: Like in many parts of the world a social change is also occurring in South Africa. The centre of the life of parents is increasingly outside the...

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Cape Town - Puppetry

South Africa: Puppetry in Education (PIE) was founded in 2001. Since then there have been over 1400 puppet and marionette performances for over 9000 children....

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Cape Town - Vulamasango

The social project for orphans Vulamasango (open doors) in Cape Town is very unusual. Since 2007 the founder, a former Waldorf pupil, and the orphaned girls...

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South Africa: Zenzeleni Waldorf School

In the township of Khayelitsha live an estimated one million people. Most parents are looking for a good education for their children outside the township. But for high quality education they can also...

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South Africa: Lesedi Waldorf School

The remote location Madietane is home to the Lesedi Waldorf School. Especially the boarding school allows the children to attend school, as most parents cannot afford daily transportation to school. ...

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South Africa: In the poor township of Masiphumelele people are living from occasional jobs – if they get one at all. Children are living on the streets, often...

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Plettenberg - Raphaeli

South Africa: Raphaeli Waldorf School is located in the town of Plettenberg Bay (locally known as “Plett”), which has a unique character. Its about 45,000...

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Pretoria - Village WS

South Africa: In 1997, the Village Waldorf School was established by a small group of interested parents and dedicated teachers. It was then situated on a...

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South Africa: Stellenbosch Waldorf School is located in 50 km away from Cape Town, in a fertile rural area known for its long wine growing tradition. The city...

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Stellenbosch Kindergarten

South Africa: In South Africa there are many wine estates. As in the townships, the workers of these vineyards have to struggle daily with the problems of...

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