Fioré Poidevin

LIMBO – After the Libyan nightmare

Jean-Paul Mari, Vice President of LIMBO, tells us: I remember Solomon, the young Eritrean, his black frizzy hair yellowed by the sun and sea water, his haggard eyes. He had drifted for twenty-five days on a zodiac in the Mediterranean. There were seventy-five of them at the start, five survivors at the finish. His nightmares […]

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Mangrove restoration in Senegal: Ten-year assessment

Between 1980 and 2010, 25% of the mangroves in the Casamance and Sine Saloum regions of Senegal disappeared. Rising sea levels have caused an increase in water salinity, which has contributed to the destruction of the region’s food resources. Since 2009, the Océanium association, in partnership with the Carbon Livelihoods Fund, has been committed to […]

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Health care in war zones

Whether they are fleeing war, conflict, discrimination, poverty, or the consequences of global warming, exiles have a right to a decent reception. The Foundation devotes over 15% of its budget to support the field-based associative actors who work alongside them. Elise Boghossian, the founder of the association EliseCare, which provides medical aid to survivors in […]

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SOS MEDITERRANEE #Appeldu8juin

Between 2015 and 2019, more than 20,000 people died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. The vast majority of them trying to flee Libya to Italy, making the Central the Mediterranean Sea the deadliest migration route in the world. Convinced that it is not acceptable to let thousands of people drown before our eyes, at […]

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2019, our new programs

The Foundation’s selection committee met on May 7. While 8 new projects were approved, we have, as part of our 3-year support strategy, pursued nearly 75% of the 2018 partnerships. This year, the Foundation is supporting 31 philanthropic projects in 17 countries in the areas of child protection, the preservation of the environment and cultures, […]

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“From Saying To Doing” : La Gamelle de Jaurès

Created in 2016, this association was founded by citizens who feel powerless in the face of the extreme precariousness of the migrants in Paris. La gamelle de Jaurès distributes warm meals every Monday to homeless migrants living in the Porte de la Chapelle district, as well as warm clothes and hygiene kits. Volunteers are working […]

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10 year partnership with AMI

The AMI Foundation promotes a unique early childhood education. Maria del Carmen Vasquez, President, tells us more. “According to neurobiological research, a person’s development is the result of his or her interaction with his or her environment. This interaction, which is his own, is one of the essential conditions for the development of his intelligence. […]

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Pintar flores sobre el agua 

Ch’ul Ixim is an organization that works to preserve the environment and indigenous traditions as well as to develop agro-ecology and food autonomy in a Chiapas community in San Jorge, Mexico. The organization is developing a societal and environmental project that will not only help the community’s food autonomy but also improve their living conditions. […]

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Idai Emergency

On March 14, 2019, the Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. According to official figures, nearly three million people were affected by the natural disaster, including nearly 500 deaths on the east coast of southern Africa. Thousands of buildings – houses, schools, health centres and hospitals – have been damaged or destroyed, as have […]

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ONU 2019 : L’égalité des sexes à l’honneur

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Du 11 au 22 Mars à New York, se déroule la 63eme session de la Commission de la condition de la femme […]

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