Agir pour le Cambodge (APLC)

APLC is a French NGO which was created in January 1985 by former students of the Lycée Franklin - St Louis de Gonzague (Paris) in response to a humanitarian emergency and to help the Cambodian population which at the time had taken refuge in the camps at the border with Thailand.

From the very beginning, APLC put education and training at the forefront of its mission to fight poverty. In 1995 it turned to aiding development and since then has contributed to reducing poverty and fighting human trafficking. 



The Albéniz Foundation is a Spanish private foundation created to promote classical music through a festival and a piano competition and to offer high level studies to talented youth through a school of music. It has been created by Paloma O’Shea in 1987 to support the activities developed since 1972 with the Santander International Piano Competition and since 1981 with the Santander music festival.

In 1991, the last programme, the Reina Sofia School of Music was launched, aiming to become a highly professional training centre for youth with a dual purpose: supporting the development of very talented youngmusicians and bringing music closer to everyone.


Fondation Apprentis d'Auteuil International (FAAI)

The FAAS is an organisation committed to the protection of childhood. Across 4 continents (in around twenty countries) it is involved in setting up reception, education, training and integration programmes to enable vulnerable young people and families to make a new start in life.
The FAAS is active in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.


  • To support the development of projects to help street children, children and young people who need support with education, training and professional integration, and vulnerable families.
  • To develop projects to help young people in need in Switzerland, in partnership with Swiss charitable organisations.
  • To develop programmes to advocate for young people and families in distress on the international stage.

The FAAS shares its expertise and knowledge in the areas of education and teaching with its local partners.
The FAAS is an extension of the French Foundation "Les Apprentis d'Auteil" and benefits from its 150 years of experience in the education and training of young people in difficulty.
Both foundations seek to restore the confidence of these children and young people who have to find a place in society.


Association François-Xavier Bagnoud

FXB is a non-profit organization created in 1989 by Albina du Boisrouvray in honor of her son François-Xavier Bagnoud. Present in 14 countries with a staff of 450, its mission is to provide the most vulnerable families with the tools and support they need to become self-sufficient. Through 4 main domains of intervention, namely Community Development, Health, Education and Protection, FXB positively impacted over 17 million children, men and women across 20 countries.



Helvetas is an independent organisation for development based in Switzerland with affiliated organisations in Germany and the United States.

Funded in 1955, Helvetas is committed to a fair world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner. Helvetas supports poor and disadvantaged women, men and communities in about thirty developing and transition countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Mission :

Helvetas strives for a fairer world in which every person can fulfil her or his basic needs. We support women and men in taking charge of improving their livelihoods in a sustainable manner and in working together as partners. The impact of our work is the product of a of a three-pronged approach: project work, thematic and methodological advice as well as policy dialogue at local, regional and international level.

In Switzerland, awareness raising efforts and our fairtrade shop complete our commitment.


Institut Européen de Coopération et de Développement

L'Institut européen de coopération et de développement (IECD) is a French international solidarity organisation and registered charity, which since 1988 has been supporting the human and economic development of countries in need of help. IECD believes that if people are well educated on academic, technical, social, and human levels, they will build a better world for themselves and for their families, but also for their community and, more broadly, for society.


Pour un Sourire d’Enfant

Mission: To allow children escape from destitution and lead them to decent, skilled and well remunerated jobs. 
Since 1995, Pour un Sourire d’Enfant (PSE) has been working in Cambodia offering extremely vulnerable children an education and when necessary a shelter, accompanying them until their integration into mainstream society through qualified jobs.
PSE operates mainly in Phnom Penh and the surroundings districts.
PSE is operating six main programs that meet children needs, allowing an integrated approach for the success of its actions:  nutrition, healthcare, protection and accommodation, primary, secondary and higher education as well as vocational training and, lastly family support.



Proxité is a French not-for-profit foundation operating in France. It has been investing in young people’s success and in developing social cohesion since 2002.

It focuses on the priority areas in the city policy and vulnerable young people, facing a lack of social diversity and/or isolation which often further exacerbate their integration problems, increase their feeling of failure and restrict their prospects.

Individual, regular, long-term support for adolescents and young adults, provided by volunteers from the world of work, is the foundation’s core activity.

This mentoring system makes it possible to meet people of different ages and outlooks with relationships based on mutual enrichment, sharing and exchange on education, guidance and integration into a profession, as well as cultural awareness.