The Alouette Foundation was founded in 1991, in the Philippines,
by Bernard Pierquin. Mr. Pierquin, a social work executive, was formerly
the director of a rehabilitation center for marginalized juveniles. This
work experience and his personal beliefs led him to share his life with
the people of the Malibay shantytowns (Pasay City, Manila) for two years.
The two years he spent there enabled him to really comprehend the needs
of these people, and to realize that the most urgent requirement involved
educating the children.
The French Association Alouette Association is a non-profit association, governed
by the French Act of 1901. It is independent of any philosophical,
religious or political opinions.
Its main objectives are:
To set up development actions in countries with populations in difficulty;
To assist individuals or groups in difficult situations with their
To defend and promote all actions aiming towards achieving these goals.
The Association’s existence is based on voluntary
The Presidency is assured by Aïda
Tabunar and the Vice-presidency
by Denis Génin.
The General Secretary is assured by Franck
Pithois, assisted by Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis and Bernard
Coulon. The Secretarial department
is the compulsory link with the members for the management of the sponsorings.
The accounting is taken care by the TreasurerBernard Descoubes
and the added TreasurerJoëlle
The responsibilities of geographical antennas are confided
in : Anouk Blanchard for
Toulouse, Bernadette Martinon
for Périgueux, Bernard
Coulon for Créteil(*) and Denis
Génin for the Grand Est(*).
(*) The regularization of the creation of the antennas of Créteil
and the Big East will be made during the next GA.
- Writing and distribution of the Chant de l'Alouette :
Colette Demeure and
Anouk Blanchard - Update of the page Facebook Alouette Association
: Colette Demeure and Aïda
Tabunar - Update of the web site Alouette Association :
Bernard Descoubes - Translations : Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis - Management of the OJT and the volunteers
- mission of search for French Foundations working in
the Philippines : Bernard
Coulon - Management of the projects and the partnership with the foundations
(VDE, ...) : Bernard
Coulon and Marie-Noëlle
Furthermore, hard-working and motivated members are involved in actions
whose aim is to raise funds and find new sponsors.
works in partnership with various organizations, associations
and enterprises :
Today Alouette Foundation is active in the Philippines, where
Abraham Mang-Usan directly supervise implemented projects. In order to
achieve this objective it was set up a local relay foundation in 1993:
the Alouette Foundation of The Philippines Inc. This is also
non-profit making foundation. Alouette Foundation signed with Alouette Association an
agreement of good use of funds collected for the benefit of the children
in difficulty of the Philippines.
of the Philippines Inc.
Based to Malibay, Pasay City, Alouette
Foundation is led by Abraham
Mang-Usan and Irene
Anacay. The Philippine team, supervised by a Board, is
distributed on several sites and consists of 9 persons: 1 executive director,
1 administrative officer, 4 social workers, 1 surrogate mother, 1 bookkeeper
and 1 housekeeper.
See Organization chart
Other partners accompanied Alouette Foundation of the Philippines,
Embassy of Philippines in France, Petites Sœurs de l'Assomption,
Fondation de France, Fondation Alliance, le Conseil Régional
d'Ile de France, le Ministère des Affaires Etrangères,
Assuronline Holding, Aumonerie Philippine en France, Association Scouts
et Guides de France (Loire).
Sound video (Rudy Force - Elise
Doutreleau - 2009 ) :
click below on the right for full screen,
in the center to start, below on the left to stop ( possible HD)