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Vocational Training College

Field of intervention
Vocational training
Supported organization
Vocational Training College
Country and localization
China, Chengdu
Supported people
41 underprivileged young people
Project helped in
2009
Amount of the support
22,000 euros

« Second Class Chance »: Training and insertion of young people in difficulty in hospitality careers.

Chengdu Vocational and Technical College is a provincial technical college specializing in tourism activities, located near Shanghai.

After the Sichuan earthquake in 2008, the Vocational Training College created the “Second Class Chance” to welcome and train in hospitality activities underprivileged young people suffering particularly from the earthquake.

The Accor Foundation* supported the training of 41 young people in difficulty in this program in 2009.

* In 2013, the Accor Foundation became Solidarity Accor.

The project holder
Gilles Larrivé
Senior Vice President ibis China

« Professionally, I have gained the experience of being convinced the importance of social commitment and personally fulfill my personal values. I am really delighted that we are able to create opportunities for those young adults to continue their education. »