There are currently over 140 children at the Asian Children’s Village in Dehradun, northern India – including Indians, Nepalese and Tibetan exiles. The children attend some of the best and most demanding schools in Dehradun.
Over 250 students, Zambians and refugees from neighbouring countries are accommodated at the African Children’s Village, Lusaka, Zambia. All these children are now educated in-house. Further students are sponsored at local schools as part of a community support programme. 3,700 students were also impacted by our mobile learning programme in 2016, this project provides foundational maths education using tablet education and is run with local partner Edulution.
The scholars previously sponsored at Viphya Secondary School, Mzuzu, have all graduated. Malawians are now attending the African Village in Lusaka.
We are sponsoring over 60 students at Shri Sita Ram School, Doti, in the Far West of Nepal. Some of the recent graduates are the first girls ever to achieve a first degree pass from the school. We are also sponsoring 12 children at the new Pestalozzi Children's Education Centre in Pokhara which opened in October 2016. They attend local schools around Pokhara.
We are sponsoring 20 students in partnership with the Thai Pestalozzi Foundation, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010.