Philanthropist Roger Federer Assures Better Education to Children of Malawi Through His Foundation

Published 04/30/2022, 7:00 AM EDT

Roger Federer is giving his all for a strong comeback later this season. However, the Swiss maestro has recently taken some time off the training to review the work of his foundation. The former World No. 1 is currently in the African country of Malawi. He is there as the representative of his foundation, ‘Roger Federer Foundation’. The Foundation largely focuses on child development in such countries.

Being highly active on social media these days, Federer has been giving day-to-day updates about his visit to Malawi. Reaching the African country on the 27th, Federer was seen meeting the children, playing tennis with them, meeting the ministers, and handing them tools for better education of children, etc.

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The last day of Federer in Malawi

After spending a fruitful time in the country, Federer finally winded up his Malawi trip today, the 30th of April. Just like the previous days, Federer updated about the same through his social media. Taking to his Twitter handle, Federer put up a tweet announcing the end of his Malawi trip.

The tweet featured Federer with a bunch of children and school teachers posing in front of their school. He captioned the post, “Thank you for the incredible hospitality and standing commitment. We look forward to continuing our growing partnership in early childhood education in Malawi.”

Started in 2003, the Roger Federer Foundation aims to provide early education to underprivileged children in Switzerland and Southern Africa. In the words of Roger Federer, “My Foundation has been committed to enable parents and local communities in providing these children with the opportunity for a good education.”

The much-awaited comeback of Roger Federer

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Federer has been out of the tour for 10 months now. He last played at the 2021 Wimbledon, suffering a quarterfinal loss to Hubert Hurkacz. Following the loss, Federer underwent right knee surgery. The surgery forced him to stay out of the tour for the remaining season.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 07: Roger Federer of Switzerland towels off during his men’s Singles Quarter Final match against Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Day Nine of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

After being out for a long time, Federer finally started dropping hints on his social media handles last month onwards. Even though he was putting up regular training visuals on social media, one thing that was still missing was his comeback tournament announcement.

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Four days ago, on 26th April, Federer finally announced that he will make a comeback on the ATP Tour at the 2022 Basel Open.

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Ahmar Wasif

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Ahmar Wasif is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a national level tennis player and has a number of titles to his name. His experience on the court allows him to incorporate a deeper understanding in his coverage of the sport.

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