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The winners of the WikiChallenge 2019 are...

The winners of the WikiChallenge 2019...

The African Schools WikiChallenge allows the pupils of our digital schools to improve their writing skills and learn how to use digital tools while learning to publish content online. It is a way to create more content about African daily life and culture, something which is often missing from...

In Mayotte our Digital Centre trains 23 women in difficulty

The Women’s Digital Centre in Mayotte supports women to learn the basics of digital tools for online administrative procedures and professional integration. Confidence and independence are the watchwords of this 6-week computer literacy course.

Jean-Baptiste Maudet, winner of the 2019 Orange Book Prize

Jean-Baptiste Maudet, winner of the 2019...

For its 11th edition, the Orange Book Prize went to Jean-Baptiste Maudet for his novel "Matador Yankee", published by Le Passage. The jury was chaired by Jean-Christophe Rufin and made up of authors: Joachim Schnerf (winner in 2018 for his novel, “Cette Nuit, Zulma”), Geneviève Brisac, Jean-Luc...

After the Ongola FabLab… the mobile FabLab!

On 23 May, we opened the first mobile Solidarity FabLab in Cameroon in association with AUF.
Young Cameroonians in all regions of the country will be able to access digital manufacturing tools, develop their skills and make their projects a reality.

And the winner of the Orange Book prize in Africa is...

Cameroonian writer Djaïli Amadou Amal has won the Orange Book Award in Africa for his book "Munyal, the tears of patience", published by Proximité in 2017. The jury described the novel as “A strong, sincere, rebellious voice, served by a language that promotes its culture.” The Award launched in October 2018 reflects our desire to work to promote literary talent in Africa and encourage the local publishing industry.

The Jastrzębie-Zdrój Women’s Digital Centre

The Jastrzębie-Zdrój Digital Centre in Poland welcomes young women to develop their digital skills. The association runs "design thinking" workshops, logo creation or website creation, as well as professional workshops on how to create and manage your own micro company and prepare for a job interview.

Making digital technology a driver of equal opportunity

Making digital technology a driver of equal...

All over France, the Orange Foundation helps people in difficulty to enter the digital age and achieve social and professional integration. In 2019, over 50,000 of them will benefit. These two films help to promote our Digital Workshops, one of our 3 integration programmes: 10,000 digital...

The Sokolowsko Digital Centre in Poland

In a rural area, the Women’s Digital Centre of Sokolowsko runs digital education workshops for 60 women aged 25 to 45 to help them find work. The workshops are run by inspiring women so that they can exchange ideas, learn new skills, gain self-confidence and become more independent. To enable mothers to attend workshops, programming and robotics classes are offered to their children.

Autism Info Service: launch of a unique service sponsored by the Orange Foundation

Autism Info Service: launch of a unique...

In France, Autism Info Service is the first nationwide, online and free-of-charge information and listening service designed to help and guide people with autism, their entourage and medico-social professionals. By telephone (0800 71 40 40) and via the internet (www.autismeinfoservice.fr), it...

Photo reportage on the construction of the school in the village of Mudusa

Photo reportage on the construction of the...

In the Orange Village of Mudusa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the construction of the primary school has been going well thanks to the on-site support from the association SOS Enfants. Indeed, after having finished construction on the hospital, our teams have been busy working since...

The Orange Book Prize in Africa: the jury revealed

The Orange Book Prize in Africa: the jury...

The Orange Book Prize in Africa launched this year recognises a novel written in French by an African writer and published between 1 January 2017 and 30 October 2018 by an African publishing house. The objective is to unearth and support new authors and promote access to culture and knowledge....

African Schools WikiChallenge: writing to connect to the world

African Schools WikiChallenge: writing to...

Students who don’t have access to school books or an internet connection need to be able to learn and connect to the world, despite these limitations. That is the aim of our Digital Schools and our African Schools WikiChallenge. This competition is aimed at the most disadvantaged schools in...

Morocco: The 1st Digital Centre aimed at single mothers

Morocco: The 1st Digital Centre aimed at...

We have opened the first Women's Digital Centre in Casablanca, Morocco, to train women without qualifications or a job. Christine Albanel, deputy chair of the Orange Foundation, Aicha Ech-Chenna, chair and founder of ASF, Yves Gauthier, Managing Director of Orange Morocco They can receive...

2018/2019 Solidarity FabLabs Challenge: and the winners are...

2018/2019 Solidarity FabLabs Challenge: and...

The 3 #Imake4MyCity challenge prizes were presented on Thursday 24 January during a festive evening at La Recyclerie in Paris. The projects by the Poland Solidarity FabLab, the Tunisia Youth and Science Solidarity FabLab and the Lisungi Solidarity FabLab in the Democratic Republic of Congo each...

A word from Ana from the Madrid Solidarity FabLab

A word from Ana from the Madrid Solidarity...

In 2017, the jury's prize in our international FabLabs Solidaires challenge, #IMake4MyCity, was awarded to young Breakers from the Spanish solidarity FabLabs. Ana took part in the challenge with the Madrid solidarity FabLab. "I fell in love with the programme" "When I first heard about the...

Solidarity FabLabs: a community established thanks to the challenge

Solidarity FabLabs: a community established...

In 2017, the jury's prize in our international Solidarity FabLabs challenge, #IMake4MyCity, was awarded to the Breakers FabLabs, comprising 5 FabLabs in 5 Spanish cities (Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona-Castelldefels, Bilbao). The jury was charmed by the collective dimension of the projects. What's...

A word from Cristian from the Barcelona Solidarity FabLab

A word from Cristian from the Barcelona...

Cristian from the Tinkerers Solidarity FabLab in Barcelona took part in the international Solidarity FabLabs challenge 2017. He talks about his experience in a FabLab which taught him teamwork and how to open up to others. "What I got out of the FabLab was teamwork and interaction with others"...

Botswana: Digital Schools for 2,000 children

Botswana: Digital Schools for 2,000 children

In Botswana, five schools were fitted out with our digital kit in 2018, as part of our Digital Schools programme. After the programme's official launch in Sedibe, Moshopha, Mmanoko, Dikgonnye and Ntlhantlhe, we plan to pursue our efforts to provide the most deprived schools with the benefits of...

The third Solidarity FabLab challenge!

The vote is open! To you to decide the 16 teams ... Our challenge is for young people in difficulty that we train for free in digital manufacturing in our 73 Solidarity FabLabs. We are pleased to present the teams and their projects...

Encouraging schoolchildren to read books with "Les Petits champions de la lecture" (Young Reading Champs)

Encouraging schoolchildren to read books with...

For the second year running, we are partnering "Les Petits champions de la lecture", a major national competition open to all schoolchildren in their last year of primary school. This group adventure sets out to introduce schoolchildren to books and encourage sharing, in a stimulating, playful...

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