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The story of Alouette
Alouette Association was founded in 1991, in the Philippines,
by Bernard Pierquin. Mr. Pierquin, a social work executive, was formerly
the director of a rehabilitation centre 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 understand 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.
See Statutes (in french)
It is independent of any philosophical,
religious or political opinions.
Its main objectives are :
- To set up development actions in countries with communities in difficulty;
- To assist individuals or groups in difficult situations with their
- To defend and promote all actions aimed towards achieving these goals.
The work of the Foundation depends on its volunteers.
The current President is Colette
The General Secretariat is provided by Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis, who manages the sponsorships and thus represents
the obligatory link with the members and the sponsors. The Assistant
Canova, takes charge of the management of the trainees
and the volunteers.
The accounting of the association is handled by the Treasurer
and the assistant Treasurer Joëlle
The responsibilities of regional groups depend on :
Anouk Blanchard for Portet-sur-Garonne, Bernard
Muller and Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis for Périgueux, Joëlle
Depuiset for Grand-Est.
The Board is composed of 9 members, among whom are the
5 members of the Office.
See Organization chart
Specific assignments have been assigned :
- Contact with AFPI : Colette
- Monitoring of projects : Colette
- Sponsorship management : Marie-Noëlle
- Management of trainees / volunteers: Aïcha
- Translations : Marie-Noëlle
- Writing of the "Chant de l'Alouette" : Colette
- Administration of the Alouette Association Facebook
page : Colette
- Administration of the Association Alouette website
Furthermore, hard-working and motivated members are involved in various
actions to raise funds and find new sponsors.
works in partnership with various organizations, associations
and enterprises :
French embassy in the Philippines, Association Harmonie
et Santé (Charentes-Maritimes), Association Le Bidoule (Meuse),
Association Hawak Kamay (Région
Parisienne), Entreprise Manaty (Dijon).
Today Alouette Foundation is active in the Philippines, where
Abraham Mang-Usan directly supervises implemented projects. In order to
achieve these, a local relay foundation was set up in 1993: the Alouette
Foundation of The Philippines Inc.(AFPI) It is also a non-profit
Alouette Foundation and Alouette Association have a
joint accord on the good use of funds collected for achieving its objectives
in the Philippines.
of the Philippines Inc.
Based in Malibay, Pasay City, Alouette
Foundation is led by Lorenzana
Arieta 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, 1 bookkeeper, 1 housekeeper, 4 social workers and 1 houseparent.
See Organization chart
- Today over 1000 children are in school at the beginning of each academic
year thanks to our sponsors
and through the Education
Assistance Program (EAP),
to families enabling them to start up small businesses,
- A Care center
for abused girls (Palawan),
- Actions in the provinces: Dolores (Quezon Province) - Pozzoburio (Pangasinan)
– (Baguio City), Bengued - Bontoc (Mountain Province) - San Antonio
(Abra) - Iwahig, Penal colony & Luzviminda (Palawan) - Banged (Aboa),
Cordova (Cebu), Talisay (Batangas).
Alouette Foundation of the Philippines Inc.
works in partnership with various
international organizations and associations :
Young volunteers worked on this trumblr.
Order of Malta (Philippines),
Assisi Foundation (Philippines), Chance
for Growth (Germany).
Other partners of AFPI include :
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).
Click on the link to see photos :
Alouette Foundation is referenced on the following websites:
About Bernard Pierquin
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