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Le Déclick establishes a digital workshop for the mentally ill


Le Déclick, a Canadian NGO established to assist young people with a range of mental and physical problems with re-entering the workforce, has set up a digital workshop in partnership with a private company, Les Chantiers Numériques inc.

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L'Occitane Foundation funds cataract operations in Burkina Faso


The L'Occitane Foundation, established by L'Occitane, a French company that makes beauty and healthcare products, has donated 75,000 fCFA. for 5 years to help pay for cataract operations in Burkina Faso, where it is estimated that 65% of blindness is caused by cataracts. The project has been...

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L'Occitane Foundation offers support to visually impaired children


The L’OCCITANE Foundation has lent its support to Helen Keller International’s ChildSight program, helping improve the eyesight and academic potential of economically disadvantaged children in the U.S.

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The L'Occitane Foundation helps to fund an eye care centre in Bangladesh


ORBIS, an international NGO fighting against avoidable blindness in developing countries, is working with the L'Occitane Foundation to establish an opthalmology unit in Bangladesh. The unit will be established in an urban hospital and will have three satellite centres which will provide eye...

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Cheval Dire and Sanofi Aventis cooperate in a new form of therapy for disabled children


Since 2005, Sanofi S.A., a French multinational pharmaceutical company based in Paris, has provided donations of funding and equipment to Cheval Dire, a French NGO working in children's health and the rehabilitation of mistreated animals.

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Sanofi Aventis and Handicap International cooperate to help earthquake victims in Pakistan


On October 8, 2005, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck the north of Pakistan, causing over 73,000 deaths and nearly 3.5 million homeless. Sanofi-aventis reacted by donating medicine for emergency kits sent by TULIPE (Emergency Transfers from the Pharmaceutical Industry),...

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Handicap International and Sanofi -aventis develop a programme to fight diabetes in developing countries


In 2006, Sanofi-Aventis launched pilot programs to help improve diabetes disease management in developing countries, in conjunction with the NGO Handicap International, Sante Diabete Mali and other local NGOs in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Ticket CESU helps integrate disabled people in the work place


Since 1992, Ticket CESU, a range of services for employees developed and provided by the Edenred Group, paid for in full or in part by participating employers, has offered a specific programme for people with disabilities. The programme helps to integrate people with disabilities into the companies...

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Lilial and Disability Dreams and Freedom cooperate to send aid to Morocco


The French NGO Handicap, Rêve, et Liberté (Disability, Dreams and Freedom) has been assisting people with disabilities in Morocco since 2005, by sending equipment for the use of people with disabilities, setting up workshops to repair the equipment, and by training health workers and people with...

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Home Schooling Project for Girls with physical disabilities in Pakistan

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The Society for Disabled Women has been running an Inclusive School for poor, orphan and disabled children in Duadnagar Faisalabad district in Pakistan since March 2008. Physically disabled children have environmental and physical barriers which prevent access to mainstream schools. There are...