In the press – May 2017

Lunch Break on Wednesdays: Dr. Astrid Kühne, Change Managerin bei Accenture

As you should never lunch alone, introduces regularly under the theme “Wednesday lunch break” an inspiring person. Read the interview from one of School4Life founders here.


Chapter volunteer leads PM training for Kenyan teachers – April 2017

PMIEF – Read how School4Life core team member Karolina utilized PMIEF resources from the Educational Foundation of the Project Management Institute to teach our Kenyan teachers about how project management practices can improve the school’s efficiency here.


EditionF –  March 2017

Edition F is the digital home for strong women, reaching over 550.000 unique users each month. School4Life founder Astrid explains how being a mother, a consultant and building a school for 800 orphans can be combined here. – January 2017

Since 1991, access connects employees and employers as one of the biggest HR service providers on the web. In their career blog our School4Life board member Astrid explained how she started her engagement in Kimilili, Kenya. Read more here.


Thanks to two new projects in Kimilili (Kenya) germfree water is now available for 800 children – December 2016

Many pictures and a long report can be found in the annual report 2016 from aqua pura on page 7. Read about it here.


Küsnachter Zeitung – October 2016

The Zurich media house reaches around 90.000 households. A long article in the newspaper “Küsnachter Zeitung” highlights the successes of School4Life and how the Lions Club sponsored a kitchen to support the school. Read more here.


Lions Club Herrliberg – August 2016

The Lions Club Herrliberg sponsored a kitchen for School4Life after Agnes and Astrid presented School4Life. More information can be found here.


Book – September 2015

From mud to concrete and other upgrades: why a company should support the development of its employees also outside its core business

Agnes Kühne und Dr. Astrid Kühne

In: Erfolgsfaktor Performance Management

Leistungsbereitschaft einer aufgeklärten Generation

Hansjörg Künzel (Hrsg.)

ISBN 978-3-662-47101-2

In 2015 Agnes Kühne und Dr. Astrid Kühne explained why there are many good reasons for companies to also support employees outside of the work environment. If you want to read the chapter “Von Lehm zu Beton und anderen Upgrades: Warum Unternehmen die Mitarbeiterentwicklung auch außerhalb des Unternehmens fördern sollten” in the book “Erfolgsfaktor Performance Management” on new strategies of employee motivation you can order the book here.


Rotary Zürich Glattal – August 2015

After hearing from School4Life the first time in 2013, the Rotary Club Zürich Glattal combined forces to support our 800 orphans in Kimilili and regular updates are posted here.


Aqua Pura – March 2014

Since March 2014 Aqua Pura donated several water filters to guarantee clean drinking water.

Their blog with all updates can be found here.


Klotener Anzeiger Nr. 18: Spring-cleaning for a school in Kenya – May 2013

The local newspaper prints 11.000 magazines on a monthly basis. In May 2013 it included an article about the Roraty Club Zürich-Glattal collecting litter in Zurich to fundraise 20.000 CHF for new classrooms in Kimilili. Unfortunately, the article is not available online.


Admirado – June 2012

Admirado is a webpage for a different way of traveling. After another trip back home to her Kenyan family, School4Life board member Astrid describes how the trip to Kimilili changed her life. Read the whole article here.


The Business Strategy Blog – February 2010

When is the right price not the right price?

Our core team member William supports our 800 orphans since 2010. In his blog on “Applying Business Strategy Theory in Practice” you can read what he learned from his first trip to Kimilili while building the first class rooms here.


Travel blog of first Trip to Kimilili – December 2010

In 2011 School4Life founders Agnes and Alex wrote a blog about her adventures during the first trip to Kimilili. They had no idea that this trip would change a mud hut for a few orphans into an organisation supporting a Kindergarten, a Primary and Secondary School as well as an orphanage and a school for kids with special needs. Read all about the beginning here.