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Roger Federer’s Foundation Launches Educational Project

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 8:25 am , filed under Tennis News by

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The greatest player of all time in the tennis history Roger Federer has announced that he is planning to launch a major educational project in Malawi.

The 16-time Grand Slam champion said he is planning $3.3 million school project is looking for to put up a 54,000 Malawian children in school over the next 10 years. The Roger Federer Foundation has executed the program in group effort with the Malawi branch of Action Aid. The development organization that works to improve long-standing admission to food, water, healthcare, and education in impoverished Malawi.

The 29-year-old Federer said it’s a wonderful opportunity for him and his foundation to help children in Malawi, which it will reach their full prospective. The educations program is aiming to make 80 communities based childcare centers in six of the 28 districts of Malawi. The country’s Director of Action Aid Martha Khonje said the education centers will be aimed at children between three to five years, which it will provide children with educational supplies, classrooms, play grounds, and nourishing meals.

The Roger Federer Foundation, a charitable group was established in 2003. The foundation group wants to improve education and sports for almost 20,000 children in Malawi, Ethiopia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Switzerland. Malawi is one of the most impoverished countries in Africa, which 49 percent of Malawian children were suffering from chronic malnutrition.

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