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  • Usthi Fest
    Usthi Foundation turns 40! In 1977, Usthi opened its first school for children in need. 40 years later, Usthi is responsible for 13 projects with over 2'500 children participating every year. Our work is only possible through your continued and loyal support! We would like to commemorate what we have achieved together. On this occasion, we will be showing our documentary "40 years Usthi" for the first time to the public - don't miss out!
  • Besuch Botschaft
    On the 27th of July 2017 the Swiss Ambassador, Mr. Andreas Baum and the Head of Human Security, Culture and Legal Affairs, Mrs. Riccarda Chanda, visited the Ananda School. It is the first visit of Ananda School by a Swiss Ambassador and the teachers and pupils were exceptionally excited! Due to heavy monsoon, the transportation was difficult and the Ambassador arrived a little later than expected.
  • The summer holidays are over and in mid-August kids and youths will go back to school in Switzerland. For thousands of children it will be the first time at Kindergarden or school. We wish everyone a great start and an inspiring new school year! In other parts of the world, children still struggle to access education even though it is their fundamental right. Even today, in many countries attending school cannot be taken for granted.
  • Usthi-Gründer Kurt Bürki
    For 40 years, Kurt Burki from Rapperswil helps street children and orphans in India to access school and health care. For the 40th anniversary of the Usthi Foundation, Kurt Bürki looks back to the beginnings - and tells us, why not everyone was grateful for his initiative.