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SOUTH AFRICA – Breaking ground for a bright future

Groundbreaking for the new Montessori daycare center in Walmer Township, South Africa

Breaking ground! In April 2024 construction will be begin for the new Montessori preschool at the Masifunde educational center.

SOUTH AFRICA – Schwabe employees supporting a daycare center in the Eastern Cape

Boy with a scooter at Sizamile Educare creche

Travelers to South Africa spontaneously initiate a fund-raising drive for a daycare center in the Eastern Cape.

ZAMBIA - St. Francis Pre-school is growing

Drei Kinder an der St. Francis-Vorschule halten das Banner der Umckaloabo-Stiftung hoch.

The Umckaloabo Foundation's long-standing project partner in Zambia, Sister Loice Kashangura, has once again initiated an impressive project: The St. Francis preschool is currently being built in Lusaka!

GOOD ideas for Christmas presents

Vier Jugendliche mit Weihnachtsmützen grüßen von der St. Mauritius-Sekundarschule.

For the holidays, many people who want to make their loved ones happy – but with thoughtful gifts which do good.

MALAWI - Dedicating the St. Mauritius secondary school

Eine Gruppe von Schülern der St.-Mauritius-Sekundarschule am Tag der offiziellen Einweihung

200 boys have been able to study at St. Mauritius Secondary School in Malawi since the end of 2022. It has now been officially inaugurated and handed over.

MALAWI - 110,568 Euros for the St. Steven’s School!

Mwawi Shaba aus Malawi nimmt von Olaf Schwabe den Scheck über 110.000 Euro für den Bau der St.-Steven's-Schule entgegen.

With the funds raised by the Africa Runners the construction of St. Steven's Secondary School is about to start.

SOUTH AFRICA - The Jabulani Day Care Center expands

Kinder und Erzieherinnen vor dem Jabulani Day Care Center in Südafrika

The 42 children at the Jabulani Day Care Center in the Eastern Cape are looking forward to having more space to play and grow!

MALAWI – Solar panels set up at women’s vocational school

Students at the Light of Hope vocational school in front of the new solar system

With the financial support of the Umckaloabo Foundation, the Light Of Hope vocational center for young women near the Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi was able to put up a solar grid.

SWITZERLAND/USA - Bianca Lerch swimming for our "School in Africa"

Bianca Lerch in her swimming outfit.

Bianca Lerch from Switzerland took part in the Odyssey Alcatraz Swim and raised €4,500 in donations for our "School in Africa" 2023.