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Zachran Jídlo: Fighting Food Waste at every step of the Food Chain

Zachran Jídlo is a Czech non-governmental organization that combats food waste by connecting and engaging actors present all along the food chain. The young co-founders decided in 2013 to raise awareness about food waste both among the urban population and the local rural producers and farmers. In 2014, the initiative extended its combat with campaigns to accustom customers to vegetables with low appearance standards. Their successful approach has been to bring back to light “Gleaning” practices and achieve to supply with fresh nutrients local food banks.

Published on lundi 15 mai 2017

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The Garden of Little Passages: a tool for social cohesion and environmental awareness

Since 2007, the social and cultural centre J2P (Jaurès Pantin Petit) has managed one of 17 community gardens in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. This collective garden is designed, maintained and managed by people of all ages who organise various activities to promote good quality food, in partnership with the Alinéa association. It is also the key link with other community gardens in the arrondissement via the Jardizneuf collective as well as the association AMAP Ourcq.

Published on jeudi 04 août 2016

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Budgetary support according to the Point Solutions Surendettement (P2S)

Since 2012, the team of volunteers and employees from Crédit Municipal de Paris has supported Parisians experiencing money problems: financial analysis, personalised advice, interventions from creditors, group workshops ... This experimental platform works in partnership with the Bank of France and advisors (social type services, specialised associations ...).

Published on mercredi 03 août 2016

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The J2P social and cultural centre: giving people in the 19th a voice and the means to act

Since 2006, the residents' association J2P (Jaurès Pantin Petit), has welcomed children, youths and adults in a friendly area in a little Parisian neighbourhood where a wide range of social, artistic and cultural activities are available. Operating according to a collaborative and partnership-based approach, this socio-cultural centre promotes the empowerment of residents and their ability to take hold of local social issues.

Published on mercredi 03 août 2016

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The Olivier des Sages K-fés fighting against the isolation of elderly immigrants

Since 2009, the association Olivier des Sages (The Wise Olive Tree) has managed two social Kfés in Villeurbanne and Lyon. These places for socialising promote access to rights and care of older people, particularly those who are vulnerable, insecure and from immigrant backgrounds through: a social venue, cultural outings, intergenerational cookery workshops, breakfasts with health professionals, themed meals, computer courses, French lessons...

Published on lundi 30 mai 2016


RECONNECT: a solidarity cloud facilitating access to rights

Since 2016, the online safe RECONNECT has enabled any adult in France in a precarious situation to save their documents (their administrative paperwork in the form of a scan or photo, their contacts, appointments ...) and share them freely and securely with social workers.

Published on jeudi 19 mai 2016

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Couv'emploi: a solidarity device for testing and learning about entrepreneurship in Ile de France

Since 1999, the Afile 77 association has organised a business incubator in Seine-et-Marne in which it supports and trains job seekers or recipients of the social security minimum in creating their TPE (very small business).

Published on lundi 11 avril 2016

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in this day centre in the 15th arrondissement run by volunteers

Men from 25 to 60 years old in precarious situations find shared meals, showers, laundry facilities, computers and support towards reintegration in this day centre in the 15th arrondissement that’s run by volunteers.

Published on lundi 04 avril 2016

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Solidarity house-sharing from Valgiros in the 15th arrondissement of Paris

Since 2010, the Association Aux Captifs La Libération (For Captives, Liberation) offers a Stabilising Accommodation Centre (CHS) to homeless people. Support in their rehabilitation is provided by both an educational team and by volunteers who live together with the residents. This house-sharing creates an authentic interpersonal relationship that promotes the pathway to socialisation and rebuilding.

Published on lundi 04 avril 2016

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New Solidarity for Housing (SNL): 25 years of fighting against inadequate housing in Ile-de-France

Since 1988, SNL has supported people in precarious situations in accessing sustainable housing. During stays in SNL housing, volunteers from the Local Solidarity Group (GLS) and employed social workers help tenants who are being integrated to take ownership of their housing, to integrate into the neighbourhood and carry out their administrative procedures.

Published on lundi 04 avril 2016