Helping children who are a little different

Jacqueline Arnoult supported "Mes yeux pour communiquer" (My eyes can communicate) during the Orange Foundation’s call for projects. A wonderful human and digital story!

Jacqueline Arnoult, an employee of the Southwest Mediterranean Business Sales Division, first got involved in helping others by signing up for skills philanthropy with Orange Solidarity. She then started volunteering with the Montauban Centre Fonneuve charity, "Pour aider les enfants pas comme les autres" (Helping children who are a little different).


Jacqueline Arnoult supports the project "Mes yeux pour communiquer"


"I got support for the project "Mes yeux pour communiquer" (My eyes can communicate), a project that brings a tremendous hope to severely disabled children: a way to make themselves understood using software with laser commands." This software uses eye commands to translate the thoughts of children with multiple disabilities, including motor deficiencies and the inability to communicate, into synthetic speech.

 Sylvie Meslin Saint-Jean, philanthropy and solidarity manager for Southern France
Sylvie Meslin Saint-Jean, philanthropy and solidarity manager for Southern France

It’s easy to submit a funding request for a charitable project to the Foundation: the dedicated page at contains all the information you need, and Sylvie Meslin Saint-Jean (the philanthropy and solidarity manager for Southern France) will help you prepare your request.

Volunteering for "Pour aider les enfants pas comme les autres" was the next natural step after getting involved in Orange Solidarity, which provides our digital skills to charities. And charities really need help with IT. I find it particularly rewarding because we help them become self-sufficient, so they can put what we’ve taught them into practice and then pass it on. I had forgotten how good it feels to know you’re making a difference. These types of encounters are also very rewarding on a personal level, and that’s the most important!

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