About Us

Children Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organisation founded on the 27th of August 1979. It is duly registered with the Registrar of Associations under the Provision of the Registrar of Associations’ Act of Mauritius Section 8(1) Act 35 of 1998.

On 2nd February 2001, Children Foundation governed by a Board of Professional Volunteers took the initiative to launch an educational institution with the main aim of providing Value Based Education (Educare) and specialised care to children with special needs.


Registered with the Special Education Needs Authority [SENA] (Reg No: SENA 027) under the aegis of Ministry of Education (Mauritius), Children Foundation today reckons more than 20 years’ experience and expertise in the field of Special Needs.

Our schools, located mainly in the region of Plaines Wilhems, are administered by fully qualified professionals and caters for children within the age group of 5 to 20 years having the following challenges:

Intellectual Disabilities

Learning Disabilities

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Mental Retardation

Behavioural Disturbances

Mild Handicaps

Children Foundation is actively engaged and focused on equipping children for success by advocating and investing in efforts that will strengthen their health, education and personal development. Our educational programme is structured in a systematic way that benefits the child at every step of the way:

  1. Age 5 to 20 – Academic Education (Grade 1 to Grade 6) across different levels
  2. Age 16 to 22 – Developmental Education through our Skills Development Programmes

Children Foundation is also an active partner of Alliance for Children (Mauritius) – a Coalition of Child Rights Organisations and Activists, fighting for the Rights of the child in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

“The Essence Of Education Is Concentration”
“The End Of Education Is Character”

Shri Sathya Sai Baba



To provide quality developmental education, specialised care and facilities in the best interest of children with special needs.



To be the leading and most dynamic professional service based Organisation offering Developmental, Value Based Education (Educare) & Specialised Care to children with special needs.

Children Foundation SEN School


To be the most innovative and proactive Educational Institution providing special and appropriate education in an all-inclusive environment, valuing abilities of children with special needs.

Children Foundation SEN School


To care, educate and develop children with/without special needs in a supportive learning environment, empowering them to recognize and work on their abilities to become productive and autonomous in life.