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Supporting local development

The Air Liquide Foundation supports micro-initiatives that favour local development in world’s region where the Air Liquide Group has subsidiaries. These actions must be related to the following fields: education and training, water, energy and health access, disabilities, micro-entrepreneurship, social.

Every local development micro-initiative supported by the Foundation is followed by an Air Liquide employee who volunteers to sponsor the project. It allows for a real monitoring of every initiatives and the involvement of Air Liquide employees on the Foundation’s missions.

280

projects supported

53

countries

390

employees involved

© Ateliere Fara Frontiere
© Ateliere Fara Frontiere

Fighting exclusion and marginalization

The Air Liquide Foundation supports Ateliere Fara Frontiere and its project “BIO&CO: Cultivons la Solidarité” (Let's Cultivate Solidarity). It is a back to work program involving organic vegetable farming as well as collection and composting of commercial and industrial organic waste in the suburbs of Bucharest, Romania.

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The Bio&Co Farm in Romania

© Life Project for Youth

Assisting integration of Indian youth into the professional world

For the second year in a row, the Air Liquide Foundation helps “Life Project 4 Youth Alliance” develop its center for professional training for underprivileged young people in Sangam Vihar, close to two slums in a neighborhood known for containing the highest number of unauthorized lodgings in New Delhi. A team of 30 young adults is currently enrolled in an entrepreneurship program.

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© Le plus petit cirque du monde
© Le plus petit cirque du monde

Fitting out a circus for people with disabilities in France

Le programme Cirque Handicap de l’association “Le plus petit cirque du Monde” permet aux personnes en situation de handicap de pratiquer une activité sportive ou artistique adaptée aux difficultés motrices ou cognitives de chacune.

 

Under the tent of Le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde

© St. Anne’s Homes

Providing support for mothers and their children in dire need, in South Africa

St. Anne’s Homes is located in one of the toughest townships of Cape Town, where it provides a refuge for women with children living in extreme poverty. The Air Liquide Foundation is helping to build an extension to the daycare center through building material donations.

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