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News - June 2015

 
 
The Bel Foundation supports 10 new projects :

At the Board of Directors meeting held last June, the Bel Foundation decided to support 10 new projects:

  SOS SAHEL / BURKINA FASO

SOS SAHEL is an international NGO working to improve the food and nutritional security of populations in the heart of Africa.
Project supported: Combat malnutrition in pregnant women and children in eight districts in Burkina Faso.
The Foundation has decided on a three year involvement alongside SOS Sahel to deploy and consolidate this programme.

     
  VISION DU MONDE / SENEGAL

VISION DU MONDE is an international solidarity organisation that implements long-term development programmes aimed at improving the living conditions of populations.
Project supported: Implementation of a programme whereby the communities themselves assume responsibility for treating malnutrition (Construction or renovation of nutrition and granary sites, installation of market gardens in the schools).
The Foundation is renewing its support for this project for a second year.

     
  ENFANTS ET DEVELOPPEMENT / VIETNAM / HO CHI MINH CITY

E&D (Enfants et Développement) is an international NGO working in developing countries with the aim of improving living, health and education conditions for the poorest children.
Project supported: Improvement in the nutrition practices and the basic understanding by families monitored by the Organisation as part of a vast Family Support programme.
The Foundation is renewing its support for this project for a second year.

     
  SOS VILLAGES D’ENFANTS / MALI

The mission of the organisation SOS VILLAGES D’ENFANTS is to help children who have no parental support – or who risk losing this support – in France and around the world.
Project supported: Support for an infant survival programme, the general aim of which consists in preventing and reducing infant malnutrition within the poorest families in the Sanankoroba and Kita communities in Mali.

     
  MY WAY NETWORK / SENEGAL

The mission of MY WAY NETWORK is to share ideas about the economic and social development of Africa and to guide very small or micro African businesses and entrepreneurs.
Project supported: The training of almost 500 school canteen managers operating in the poorer schools in Abidjan in order to provide pupils with healthy and balanced meals.

     
  PARTAGE / BURKINA FASO

Partage is an international solidarity organisation that supports development projects in partnership with local players, in favour of the poorest children.
Project supported: Construction of a spirulina basin in an agro-livestock farm. Distributed without charge as a dietary supplement, spirulina helps children living near the centre to combat malnutrition.

     
  DAPI BENIN / BENIN

The mission of the organisation is to improve the living conditions of prisoners and their families in Benin.
Project supported: Renovation of a refectory, equipped with kitchen facilities for a reception centre for prisoners’ children in Benin.

     
  UNIS-CITE / FRANCE

Pioneering civic service organisation in France. UNIS-CITE offers young people the opportunity to engage in missions of general interest in France.
Project supported: Support for the “Les Vitaminés” programme, the aim of which is to help children in working-class areas to adopt a healthy diet and an active lifestyle to prevent child obesity.

     
  INSTITUT PASTEUR DE LILLE / FONDATION D’ENTREPRISE PILEJE

The mission of the PileJe foundation to promote the links between diet and health among the general public. The Institut Pasteur in Lille is a structure combining research and health prevention actions.
Project supported: The setting up of a food education programme aimed at all players in the education system (children, parents, school and out-of-class personnel, etc.).
Following a pilot year in 2014, the three foundations have together undertaken to deploy the programme again in France.

     
  VOISINMALINS /FRANCE

The aim of the VOISINMALINS organisation is to help the residents of difficult areas. To carry out its information missions, the organisation calls on “voisins malins” (smart neighbours) who go from door to door.
Project supported: Roll-out of an experimental awareness project on food, intended to change the eating habits of families. The pilot project will take place in Grigny in the Ile-de-France region.