Ivory Coast

The Orange -Côte d’Ivoire Télécom Foundation has been working in the fields of education, health and culture since its foundation in 2006. Its flagship programme is the Villages programme ("a school, a healthcare centre and a water access point"), which has equipped 11 villages all over the country since 2011.

News

News

  • Child healthcare: four children successfully undergo surgery!

    Child healthcare: four children successfully undergo surgery!

    Michele Archange, Ettien Hughes, Penda, Michael and Ange Karen were born and are growing up in different African countries. They suffer from heart malformations, and their families cannot access the medical procedures they need. With...
  • 5 digital centres in Ivory Coast!

    5 digital centres in Ivory Coast!

    The 5 digital centres in Ivory Coast, which opened in February 2016, were officially inaugurated on 4 March. They will offer over a thousand Ivorian women the opportunity to learn to use digital technology. 5 digital centres have...
  • More women's digital centres to come!

    More women’s digital centres to come!

    Launched in 2015, the "women’s digital centres” program for the empowerment of women currently focuses on Africa. However 2016 will see the launch of several digital centres in France. It’s a step in the right direction for this program,...
  • Food, a Wikipedia community driver in Côte d'Ivoire

    Food, a Wikipedia community driver in Côte d’Ivoire

    When we have a question, we often turn to Wikipedia to find the answer. However, this free encyclopaedia does not cover as many African topics as with other world regions. This is mainly due to the fact that few Africans contribute to...
  • Kumusha Takes Wiki: promoting collaborative knowledge in Africa

    Kumusha Takes Wiki: promoting collaborative knowledge in Africa

    We have been supporting Kumusha Takes Wiki since January 2014. This initiative works with Wikipedia to increase knowledge of African communities. The goal : to encourage online contributions and the diffusion of African cultures....
projects

Examples of supported projects

5 projects found

  • Solidarity FabLabs: the second Ivorian FabLab in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

    After establishing digital schools and digital centres, the Orange-Côte d’Ivoire Télécom Foundation is continuing its work in the field of digital education by creating a Solidarity FabLab aimed at the young people of Côte d’Ivoire. Project title: Solidarity FabLab...
  • Operations funded for five underprivileged children with heart defects

    Since 2005, in African countries where Orange operates, we have been working to improve the health of children under 5 and mothers in difficulty. With the support of the Orange Foundation, the association ‘Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde’ (heart surgery...
  • Kumusha Takes Wiki

    Kumusha Takes Wiki is a multi-country, multi-faceted project that aims at activating communities across Africa to create and contribute freely-licensed information and media about their communities (villages, townships, suburbs, etc) to an online platform....
  • Digital Education in Libraries

    Libraries Without Borders and the Orange Foundation are synergizing their resources to roll out the Khan Academy to French speakers worldwide: LWB is introducing Khan Academy at next-generation libraries that use new technologies to provide free remote access: In...
  • the Orange-Côte d’Ivoire Télécom Foundation to the aid of the visually impaired

    Improving living conditions at INIPA In 2007, the Foundation donated a school bus, 50 bunk beds (to increase the centre’s capacity), 100 mattresses, a sound system for the listener’s library, and teaching aids Supporting the INIPA choir In 2008, the Foundation...