Madagascar

Orange Solidarité Madagascar is responsible for the "sponsorship" aspect of the Orange Madagascar subsidiary. The organisation focuses on facilitating access to education, particularly through supporting healthcare and education for street children, building and refurbishing schools and training teachers and equipping schools with computer hardware.

News

News

  • Solidarity FabLabs challenge: where are they now?

    Solidarity FabLabs challenge: where are they now?

    In 2017, the Mamiratra - Antananarivo FabLab in Madagascar won the Web Users’ Prize in our international Solidarity FabLabs challenge #Imake4MyCity. The theme of this digital manufacturing challenge was sport for all. The “bionic hand...
  • Launch of the first edition of the "Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique"

    Launch of the first edition of the "Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique"

    Engaged in 18 countries in Africa, our goal is to support these countries with their development, including in the area of culture. For several years we have been running projects intended to improve access to culture and knowledge for...
  • Francky from Madagascar: I would like to create something unique!

    Francky from Madagascar: I would like to create something unique!

    Francky Ranaivojaona is a young man with a very special personality. He prefers to learn what others do not know, rather than learning the same thing as everybody else. In fact, Francky is a school dropout. "I prefer practice to...
  • Villages Project: where are we now?

    Villages Project: where are we now?

    The Orange Foundation is convinced that digital technologies are a tremendous lever for development and make innovative new types of solidarity possible within countries. But digital technology cannot solve everything. In Africa, many...
  • African students taking part in our writing competition with Wikipedia

    African students taking part in our writing competition with Wikipedia

    Children from schools with no internet connection will be able to post online for the first time! Thanks to the equipment provided by our Digital Schools, African students can now take part in the Wiki Challenge competition in Guinea,...
projects

Examples of supported projects

4 projects found

  • Creation of 6 Maman Kangourou centres

    The premature birth rate in Madagascar is 14% and causes 18% of all infant deaths (2016 figures). Incubators are expensive, difficult to maintain and rare in the country. The primary healthcare facilities, spread across the rural area where 80% of the people in...
  • Improving pregnancy and childbirth care

    Since 2005, in African countries where Orange operates, we have been working to improve the health of children under 5 and mothers in difficulty. In remote rural areas of Madagascar little healthcare is available, and maternal and neonatal mortality is very high....
  • Solidarity FabLabs: the SOS Villages d’Enfants project

    SOS Village d’enfants, a charity with a historic commitment to protecting children, is now developing a FabLab in Madagascar. The objective: to support children through their transition into professional life. Project title: SOS Village d’enfants Project Project...
  • Literacy programme

    Training stakeholders The literacy programme relies on a network of 700 literacy classes that can handle up to 10,000 children a year. Our target is for all of them to learn to read and write within two years. Not wishing to foster a culture of dependence, the NGO...