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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YES Center India – one of many success stories

Supraja, a young woman from Hospet, India, attended the local English middle school. Instruction did not occur regularly and therefore she missed out on much learning. As a result, she did not pass her exams..

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758 Million people can neither read nor write


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