Find out more about what we’ve achieved and learned through our work in various parts of the world.
Every child born in Tel Aviv is now sent a Digitaf card. Launched in December 2017, Digitaf – which reads in Hebrew as a pun on ‘digital for toddlers’ –… Read more
In March 2016, the Bernard van Leer Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Women and Child Development Department of the Government of Odisha, an Indian state with a… Read more
Demonstrating that a project benefits young children is one thing; delivering that model at scale, to benefit millions of children, presents different challenges altogether. Together with the John F. Kennedy… Read more
In the 1970s, post-independence Africa focused more on primary education than pre-school. The Foundation worked with the government of Kenya to create a national pre-school system including curriculum, materials and… Read more
School children in the Israeli towns of Hura and Migdal Ha'Emek are eating meals provided by the Al Sanabel catering company, a social enterprise set up with the Foundation’s support. Read more
For authorities to tackle child abuse effectively, they first need to know the extent of the problem and how well the existing approaches are working. The Foundation supported the Netherlands… Read more