#5 Tamara’s Escola da Esperanca, Colos, Portugal founded by Zegg Community Members in 1995.

       Photo Credit: Connie Giffin

       Photo Credit: Connie Giffin

In Colos, Portugal, The School of Hope is a work in process. It is part of the Tamara solar centered peace village founded in 1995. This village is an extension of the Zegg Community founded by Peter Duhm in Belzig, Germany in 1972.  The new location was ideal for pursuit of the solar village, a sustaining component and teaching resource. The school concept is certified and its physical space being created within the biophilic eco-village grounds. Oskar Eckmann is the project coordinator. Its’ concept follows the teachings of founder Peter Duhm. It now offers an open system of distance learning, internships within the community and in outside industries for all children in the region. Most village children live partially independent from their parents in The Place of the Children center. Tuition is charged for students outside the community To learn more visit: http://www.tamera.org