Mother’s Day can be traced back to political movements and the (at times militant) struggle for women’s rights. So why not spend the money you have earmarked for this special day on a good cause that supports the fundamental concept of freedom, happiness and equal opportunity for all?
Give a Mother’s Day present that lasts much longer than flowers! For example a sponsorship or donation to help children in Laos and Thailand get a good education. Because education is a way out of poverty, Read more [...]
Just as the first exchange group of 2012 arrived at the Pestalozzi Children’s Village from Ukraine, Executive Director Urs K. Egger received a cheque of 50,000 francs from the UBS Foundation for Social Issues and Education in support of PCF’s Education Programmes. Every year, over 2000 children and youth from South East Europe, the Chernobyl region and Switzerland take part in PCF exchange projects. Thank you very much! Read more [...]
A new smart phone, a game console, LEGO-pirates, a spider man costume? All over the world, this is the time when children write their wish list to Father Christmas.
However, many children's wishes cannot be fulfilled with money alone. Almaz in Ethiopia wishes she could go to school because she wants to be independent when she grows up and dreads the thought of having to marry to secure a living. Nuru in Tanzania is deaf and dumb. He desires to learn sign-language so he can communicate Read more [...]
The autumn performances of the Children's Dance Theatre of Claudia Corti are famous. The annual productions have been enchanting young and old visitors for decades. The Dance Thatre is pleased to celebrate the 40th birthday with a small exhibition of photographs, costumes and stage props to present the most important productions, and to devote a charity auction of props. The earnings of this charity auction go to the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation. The foundation of this Children’s Village Read more [...]