News 2015

15/11/2015Additional 1.8 Million USD for the Malawi ECD program

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In order to expand the running program to 90 ECD centers the Board of Trustees approved an additional budget of CHF 1.8 million within the next two years. The program will therefore enable 9,000 more children to get access to quality early learning services. More information ...
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14/11/2015New “Courageous Leadership” Initiative in South Africa

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With our partner Penreach we start a new concept of school quality improvement by the increase of the management and delivery capacity of the school leaders and the authorities and enable them to better develop the teachers’ capability. The initiative will be implemented in 24 primary schools ...
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01/11/2015Upscale of the quality education initiative in rural South Africa

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The successful partnership with our partner READ will be scaled up for the third time. In November starts the well proven in-service teacher-training program around language and literacy in Limpopo province in 45 additional crèches and the 30 primary schools they feed into. Another component ...
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25/10/2015Expansion of the aid programme of unpriviledged children in Switzerland

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The Board decided to expand the volume of the aid programme for underprivileged children in Switzerland managed by Winterhilfe. This programme will provide recreational activities that promote social integration and development which otherwise would not be possible due to the lack of funds. The ...
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28/07/2015Roger meets with "his" young athletes

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In our partnership with Sporthilfe the Foundation supports 34 young talented athletes coming from families in a financially weak position. Today the youngsters has the opportunity to visit Roger on the court and having a chat afterwards. We hope that the meet and greet will give them a lot of motivation ...
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20/07/2015Roger visits our programs in Malawi

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In his capacity as President of the Roger Federer Foundation, Roger visited Malawi, the so-called “warm heart of Africa”. He had the opportunity to see the results and impact of the ongoing early childhood education initiative in the country firsthand. He attended the launch of the Lundu Model Community ...
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01/07/2015Expansion of our engagement in Botswana

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Since 2013 we are supporting early learning for San children in Botswana. Now we took the decision to extend this engagement on other ethnic and rural communities in the country and offer preschools teachers of formal qualification. Read more about this on our project website

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01/06/2015New transition to primary school initiative in Malawi

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In Malawi many children never reach higher grades in primary schools as they drop out very early. The Roger Federer Foundation launched therefore an initiative together with the new local partner DAPP. The program should assure a better transition to primary school and prevent early drop ...
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06/04/2015Annual Report 2014

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Kindly take note of our annual report for 2014. Last year was a milestone for us not only because we reached more than 146’000 children with our programs. This means that we are well on track on our ambitious journey to improve quality of education for one million children by 2018.

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05/01/2015Start of a new ECD initiative in Namibia

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In January 2015 startet a new early learning initiative in Namibia with two local organisations who are jointly responsible for its implementation. With Namibia we extended our outreach to a sixth country in Southern Africa and are excited to learn more about the working environment in this country. ...
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