100 Years – 100 Schools

Three Pillars of Hope for Children Worldwide

Since 2015, the educational project “100 Years ZF – 100 Schools” has been supported in 10 countries. Children that otherwise would not have access to high quality education have three building blocks that make learning possible.

Thirty-five Low Cost Private Schools (LCPS):  10 in Sierra Leone, 15 in Bangladesh and 10 clusters in India (with sixty centers).

Improved quality in seventy schools (20 in China, 20 in Mexico, 10 in Nepal, 10 in Peru und 10 in the Philippines) through teacher trainings, better curriculum, and available appropriate learning materials.

More than 4,300 students in remote regions in forty-seven schools in Zambia and fifty-three schools in South Africa received bicycles to reach their schools that are located kilometers far away and were allowed to use the bicycles as a means of transportation.

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One of the greatest tradegies of 2020 – child labor!

It is estimated that world-wide 150 million children and adolescents between the ages of 5 to 16 are forced to work under catastrophic and extremely dangerous conditions.

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Child Labor is a Bitter Reality: Please Help End It!

In Bangladesh, many children work in the metal industry.)

Children today are still being economically exploited and used as a cheap labor source – even in countries that singed the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. .

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MANY DEAD AFTER MONSOONS IN BANGLADESH

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After heavy rainfalls in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, dozens of people have died. Ten thousand people were forced to leave their homes. After initial estimates, thousands located in the refugee camps in Bangladesh were left homeless and several people lost their lives due to being struck by lightning.   learn more

758 Million people can neither read nor write

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On the occasion of the upcoming UNESCO World Literacy Day on September 8, UNESCO-Goodwill Ambassador Dr. h.c. Ute-Henriette Ohoven challenges organisations, initiatives and governments to step up their efforts to improve global literacy.   learn more