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An approach inspired by science to fight against poverty in France

Since 2014, the Association Resolis has identified and highlighted , according to an approach inspired by the model of scientific communities, original and exemplary initiatives which fight against poverty in France.

Published on vendredi 20 janvier 2017 00:00

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Solar Home System by Grameen Shakti: more renewable energy in Bangladesh

Grameen Shakti (GS) was established in 1996 in Bangladesh as a Not-for-profit company by Nobel Laureate Prof. Its Solar Home Systems (SHS) program aims at installing 6 million SHS by 2017. GS implements the Grameen Technology Centers (GTCs) program to support the services and maintenance of SHS by training women.

Published on vendredi 08 juillet 2016 00:00

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Integration through economic activity according to Ozanam services

Since 1988 in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, Ozanam services, a kind of solidarity employment agency, has supported the socio-professional reintegration of people far removed from employment. This intermediary association offers them one off and regular jobs (maintenance of premises, minor renovation work, warehouse, personal services ...) as well as personalised support.

Published on lundi 04 avril 2016 00:00

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The RESO77 Network for exchange and sharing

In 2014, the Seine-et-Marne solidarity network, RESO77, set up an online digital information tool that links its members with a view to exchanging and pooling their materials, skills and knowledge. This device enables the development of close ties between the users and makes their exchanges more fluid.

Published on dimanche 14 février 2016 00:00

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Villages à Vivre: a place to experiment with intergenerational living and social diversity

To fight against exclusion and promote integration, the association Villages à Vivre (Villages to Live in) creates and facilitates living areas (villages or residences) to realise the concept of "Living Together". Since 2014, it has been building its first village in Chauffry (Seine-et-Marne) where old people and people being reintegrated (1/3), with disabilities (1/3) and people on holiday (1/3) cohabit.

Published on dimanche 14 février 2016 00:00

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Professional training by the Revivre Association in the Roubaix region

The Roubaix association Revivre (A new lease of life) offers many training programmes to facilitate integration with the workforce, especially for craft trades.

Published on lundi 03 août 2015 00:00

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Basilic and BLE from Dionys’sel 93: ingredients for a local solidarity exchange system

Dionys'sel 93 is a Local Exchange System that since 2006 has organised exchanges of knowledge, goods and services without money in Saint-Denis. This association additionally organises meetings and outings in a spirit of solidarity and friendship.

Published on dimanche 19 avril 2015 00:00

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Acting within a network against energy poverty: the example of Angers CCAS and Alisée Association

In order to have a clearer strategy in the fight against energy poverty in the Angers region, the Alisée association and the CCAS in the city have created and organised an informal network bringing together all the organisations in contact with the public in energy poverty.

Published on lundi 16 mars 2015 00:00

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In 2006, the community-based Adapta Sertão set up a pilot project to strengthen the adaptive capacity of such families in the region of Pintadas (Brazil) through integration of immediate livelihood needs with community empowerment and market-based incentives.

Published on lundi 26 janvier 2015 00:00

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Lab'AU Pajol, laboratory for agricultural initiatives in urban environments in Paris

The associations Vergers Urbains (Urban orchards) and Toits Vivants (Living Rooftops) have transformed the Lab'AU Pajol, situated in the La Chapelle neighbourhood in Paris, into a laboratory for farming initiatives in urban environments and a place for meetings, exchanges and discovery around urban agriculture.

Published on mardi 06 janvier 2015 00:00