The Creative Education Foundation Zanzibar (CEFZ) governs Zanzibar Steiner School. Read more.
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A Charitable Not For Profit School

At CEFZ Zanzibar Steiner School, we believe multiple approaches are needed to end lives of poverty, so we provide a free education, full nutrition, and full medical care to some of Zanzibar's neediest children. Our only entrance exam is life circumstance, becasue we believe every child has a right to a quality education, and through this can become employable and support their own family and steward their communities.

It might be considered a cliche, but in our part of the world, the poverty cycle is real - without education, unemployment is rife, leading to food insecurity, and malnutrition. For children this results in never having a chance to reach their full development potential. Another dimension to poverty is access to medical care - without money, families cannot get sick children to a doctor, pay for treatment and medicines, and again, children suffer or in the least miss extended periods of school, which can exclude them from education altogether if these periods are lengthy. Our multi-pronged approach keeps kids in school, learning with the best education, to the best of their abilities, so they may succeed in life.


Meet Our Future Leaders!

Zanzibar Steiner School is transforming the island's disadvantaged kids into tomorrow's leaders.

As we grow, we continue to need your help. Find out how.

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We aim to improve educational opportunities for underprivileged Zanzibari children by providing quality education without regard to race, ethnicity, or religious belief. We promote a diverse and competitive educational environment.


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