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
Demeure and the Vice-president is Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis. Franck Pithois
is the General Secretary. He is responsible for communication
between the members/subscribers and the sponsored children.
The Association's finances 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 for Périgueux, Bernard
Coulon for Créteil and Denis
Génin for Nancy - Grand Est.
- Monitoring of projects : Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis - Translations : Marie-Noëlle
Dupuis - Management of the sponsors :
Franck Pithois and Anouk
Blanchard - Writing and distribution of the "Chant de l'Alouette"
Demeure and Bernard
Muller - Management of the trainees and the volunteers : Nadège
Deladoeuille - Updating of Alouette Association Facebook
page : Colette
Demeure - Updating of Alouette Association website
Descoubes - Collection of the interviews/feedbacks from the trainees and
the volunteers : Myriam Hay
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 :
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 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 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).
Sound video (Rudy Force - Elise
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