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Entraide Populaire Familiale

Field of intervention
Vocational training
Supported organization
Entraide Populaire Familiale
Country and localization
Algeria, Alger
Supported people
102 young people with disabilities
Project helped in
Amount of the support
61,500 euros

Developpement of job-integration workshops for people with disabilities.

Entraide Populaire Familiale is an organization that works on a variety of individual and collective mutual-aid opportunities to promote and develop social and professional integration and education for people with mental disabilities. Since 1970, the organization has managed the Centre Psychopédagogique of Alger.

In this center, the organization develops job-integration workshops for people with disabilities. Thanks to the different activities proposed in this center (laundry, pastry, local know-how…), the beneficiaries learn gradually to live self-reliantly, socialize and work.

The Accor Foundation* has supported this organization since 2009 and has allowed it to set up many of the teaching workshops: in crafts (mosaic, upholstery, painting, etc.), laundry and pastry-making. It has helped train 102 young people.

* In 2013, the Accor Foundation became Solidarity Accor.

The project holder
Jean-Pierre Bonnet, Patrick Martial, Dominique Delahousse
General Manager Sofitel Alger Hamma Garden, General Manager Mercure Alger Airport, General Manager ibis Alger Airport

« We are involved in this project to help and support children and grownups who have mental handicaps, i.e. to open up a learning path that, we hope, will lead a few of them to social and professional integration. »