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Educating children for brighter futures

Pestalozzi Children's Village Society is an Indian charity that provides exceptionally bright children, from some of the most challenged socio-economic condition in India and Nepal, with a child-centred education that produces young adults capable of changing the world.

What does Pestalozzi India do?

In economically weak, rural areas, of India and Nepal our experts work with communities to select the brightest 10-year-old children (two girls for each boy) among those held back by challenging socio-economic conditions, gender stereotypes, poor education and pressure to work and early marriage.

With the encouragement of their families, we offer these children the opportunity to leave behind these difficulties, and move to one of the Pestalozzi Villages where they receive:

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Usha's Story

"When I graduated, I did not think only about my career, I also thought about how I could help society, how I should fly high but be rooted to my grounds. "

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Visit our Village

Take a video tour of our Dehradun Village where children are supported in their journey to becoming change-makers, in a multicultural, stimulating and caring environment by expert caregivers.

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100% of your donations go towards supporting these extraordinary children

From day one, we’ve relied on a small group of generous philanthropists to fund our operating expenses and salaries, so every penny you donate goes towards our programmes.

The Pestalozzi way

Our work is inspired by J.H. Pestalozzi, a Swiss
social reformer and educator.

Shelja's Story

“It is important to support the work of Pestalozzi World so that more children can get better opportunities”

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