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. 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
Dupuis is the General Secretary.
The Assistant Secretaries are Valentine
for the management of the sponsors and Aïcha
for the management of the trainees and the volunteers. The Secretary
is is the mandatory link between members and sponsors.
The finances of the association are managed by the TreasurerBernard Descoubes
and the assistant TreasurerJoëlle
The responsibilities for regional groups depend on :
Anouk Blanchard for Portet-sur-Garonne, Bernadette
Martinon and Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis for Périgueux, Denis
Génin and Joëlle
Depuiset for Grand-Est.
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
making foundation. 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
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).
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