The Alstom Foundation will support 18 projects this year spread across all continents with a particular focus on employability, welfare and children’s education.
The selected projects are in: India, Vietnam, the U.S., Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, France, U.K., Italy, Romania, Algeria, Egypt, South Africa and Israel. Among the projects is: Lunita Paita, Peru, to improve school infrastructure and security for 2 to 6 year-old kids from a very disadvantaged community. The project also involves the construction of new classrooms, a greenhouse and a games area.
The Alstom Foundation - which is celebrating 10 years of activity this year- has supported a total of 151 projects across 52 countries since its creation.
With a budget of €1 million per year, the Alstom Foundation supports and funds projects proposed by Alstom’s employees who team up with local partners and not-for-profit organizations to carry out initiatives aimed at improving living conditions in communities located near the Alstom’s facilities and project sites around the world. The Foundation’s past projects have focused on: Economic and Social Development, Access to Energy and Water, Environmental Protection and Access to Mobility.
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