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

  • 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,...
  • WikiChallenge African Schools, a writing contest in Digital Schools!

    WikiChallenge African Schools, a writing contest in Digital Schools!

    WikiChallenge African Schools by the Orange Foundation is a writing contest in 8 African countries. It teaches digital school pupils, in particular, how to contribute to Wikipedia in a fun and interesting way. A real opportunity for...
  • The 3 winners of the #Imake4MyCity 2017 “sports for everyone” challenge

    The 3 winners of the #Imake4MyCity 2017 “sports for everyone” challenge

    The prizes of the challenge #Imake4MyCity were awarded on Thursday 6 July at 8 pm, at the Orange Vélodrome in Marseille. The solidarity FabLabs in Madagascar, Breakers in Spain and Cap Sciences in Bordeaux were each awarded with a prize...
  • Villages soon to be connected!

    Villages soon to be connected!

    The “Villages” has lots of news! We have just signed a partnership agreement with Energy Assistance France to bring electricity to three villages. This move will improve living conditions for schoolchildren as well as residents who use...
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...