News 2016

23/12/2016We welcome a new Board member

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We are in a very fortunate position to announce that Susanna Lemann has accepted our invitation to join our Board. Susanna brings her expertise as an educationalist and her large experience as Trustee of the Lemann Foundation into our organisation. She will certainly add a great value to our Board.

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16/12/2016Foundation Talk Volume I

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The Roger Federer Foundation launches a new series of videos in which Roger speaks about his thoughts on his foundation and its commitment involved. We hope to provide you with insights in our work and approach.

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13/12/2016Switzerland: Call for participation in Primokiz2

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The second phase of the proven Primokiz programme in Switzerland is now open for applications of municipalities, towns or cantons to participate. Get more information about the application process. (only in German)

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15/11/2016New partner in Zambia

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The Roger Federer Foundation strengthens its engagement in Zambia and starts a new partnership with the local non-profit organisation ZOCS. The NGO is a leading organisation in working with community schools and improve their quality. Get more information on the project page.

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30/06/2016Co-sponsorship for the second phase of Primokiz

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June 2016, the Roger Federer Foundation has taken up co-sponsorship of the second phase of the proven Primokiz programme together with the Jacobs Foundation and hereby expanding its activities within Switzerland. The aim of the programme is to support municipalities developing holistic and integral early ...
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30/06/2016Match for Africa 3 postponed

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Roger Federer has just announced that he had to take the decision to end his 2016 tennis season early. This will also have an impact on „The Match for Africa 3“ which was intend ed to take place on 22 November, 2016. This third edition of the tennis charity event had to be postponed to 2017. We are ...
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06/06/2016Documentary Series on the ECCE initiative in Malawi last episode

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In this episode we catch up for the last time with children, parents, and teachers participating in the early childhood education initiative in Malawi. We have been following two families since the beginning of the initiative. Initiating change required the engagement of community members, as well as ...
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01/06/2016Changes in our Board of Trustees

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After 12 years and three terms on the Board of the Roger Federer Foundation Urs Wüthrich-Pelloli has decided to withdraw from his function. Since its inception he has been strongly involved in and very supportive of the development and growth of the Foundation. In particular his competence in the field ...
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31/03/2016New annual report for 2015

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It is our pleasure to publish our annual report for 2015. After 5 issues we felt it was time for a change, just as our Foundation has continually changed and improved over the past few years. Not only do we now have more partners and programmes, we have also increased the scope and quality of our ...
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01/03/2016Opening of a regional office for Southern Africa

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We are very happy to announce the opening of our new regional office as of 1 March, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. By taking this step we hope to strengthen our programme management, our mentoring and knowledge-sharing capacities in southern Africa. We would like to introduce you to our new team ...
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