Alstom Foundation will finance 17 new projects around the world including one in France plus six from French charities
The Alstom Foundation will support 17 projects this year spread across all continents with a particular focus on economic and social development. The selected projects are in: Cambodia, India, Philippines, Vietnam, France, Italy, the UK, Chile, Mexico, Peru, USA, Algeria, Morocco and Senegal.
Among the project partners are seven French NGOs. Six will be supported for projects abroad and one will be supported for a project in France.
In France, Alstom will sponsor the Fondation Apprentis dAuteuil and three of their social residencies and foyers for young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds. The objective is to help these young adults towards an empowered, autonomous and resilient independence. The residences are based in Ouges (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté), Liévin (Hauts-de-France) and La Côte-Saint-André (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes),
The six French NGOs sponsored by Alstom abroad are:
- Enfants dAsie for a project in Cambodia
- ACTED for a project in the Philippines
- Christinas Noble Childrens Foundation France for a project in Vietnam
- World Vision France for a project in Vietnam
- Pamiga for a project in Senegal
- Objectif France Inde for two projects in India
The Alstom Foundation has supported a total of 168 projects across 52 countries since its creation in 2007.
With a budget of 1 million per year, the Alstom Foundation supports and funds projects proposed by Alstoms 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 Alstoms facilities and project sites around the world. The Foundations past projects have focused on: Economic and Social Development, Access to Energy and Water, Environmental Protection and Access to Mobility.