Le Pont du Tamarinier Insights about the association
Le Pont du Tamarinier provides daily listening and support services. The NGO also offers after-school educational support including remedial teaching, workshops and lunch toensure that thechildrenhave at least a meal per day. Mentoring entrepreneurs is another area of focus. The association currently receives funding from the National Social Inclusion Foundation (NSIF) and through different CSR, but manpower and time is welcome. You can also make a donation, a material contribution or become the sponsor of one of the families.
Le Pont du Tamarinier was founded in 1999 with themain aimof providing a roof to the inhabitants of “Camp Lacolle” in Black River. Today, the NGO supports more than 140 families in the region. With amission tohelp in the holistic development of the person- whether it’s at the level of the individual, as a member of a family, or at the community level- the organisation f inds solutions towards families’ accommodation, in collaboration with the government and the private sector.
Maé Peres is a 22-year old woman who forms part of a group of young people supported by Le Pont du Tamarinier. When she became pregnant, the NGO made sure that she had a safe pregnancy where her needs were met. Since her delivery, she has had access to essential necessities for her baby (including creams, diapers, nutrition). Today, she is a volunteer in the after school programme for children andwants to start a training that will allow her to find a job.
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CAP SUR TAMARIN | NOVEMBER 2021. 3rd EDITION
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