We have decided to redistribute 5 % of TPF’s earnings after tax to organizations ensuring children welfare (food, education, security, …). The year 2015 is the first year of implementation of this process, based on our results in 2014. We are particularly pleased to have received the agreement of our minority shareholders in TPF’s subsidiaries all around the world. The selection of these organisations resulted in the establishment of committees in various countries involving our staff.
- Parrain Ami Asbl
Support to foster families providing care for children 0 – 12 years old in difficult family situations on an ad-hoc and regular basis.
- Les Godillots
Day care center for 21 children and adolescents with serious behavior problems (psychotic and neurotic disorders, autism). In 2016, thanks to the TPF Foundation, the day care center “Les Godillots” has been able to convert a carport into a covered courtyard so that the children can spend their playtime outside, whatever the weather.
- La Castia Notre-Dame
Care home and educational assistance service for 27 young people 3 – 18 years old.
- La Communauté Educative Pierre Harmignie
Assistance and educational intervention service + care home and educational assistance for 45 young people 3 – 18 yearsl old.
Mwenho Ukola Centre
Reception and accommodation centre for children and young girls between the ages of 4 and 17, orphaned, abandoned or living in precarious conditions.
Mission : Reducing the number of street children through the provision of counseling, social and educational care as well as through the socio-vocational reintegration and the development of preventive actions (AIDS, unwanted pregnancies).
Centre located in Huambo, led by the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (ICM).
Group of Volunteers Friends – São Paulo
Synergia has partnered with the Group of Volunteer Friends (GAV), an institution that has been working for 16 years in downtown São Paulo, offering weekly meals and clothing to about 300 people who are socially vulnerable. This year, through the Annual Sweater Campaign, Synergia offered support by donating blankets and clothing. Moreover, its employees participated in the delivery of donations to homeless families.
Junior Achievement Association – Recife
Projetec decided to support financially this association. Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Our employees are volunteers to help and prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.
Peter Pan Association – PPA (Ceará)
The Peter Pan Association is dedicated to improving the quality of life of more than 2,000 children and teenagers suffering from cancer, through the implementation of various actions (educational programme, sponsorship and food basket, cultural and artistic activities, games, reading, youth work focused on social inclusion…). These actions are developed in partnership with the Albert Sabin Children’s Hospital in Fortaleza. The donations have helped funding the construction of the Peter Pan Day Hospital and the Centre specialising in paediatric oncology.
Ajuda de Berço
to give lap, caring and home to babies and unprotected children. This institution shelters 40 babies referred by the courts and / or child protection committees in situation of imminent danger.
Aldeias de Crianças SOS
Welcome to unprotected children whose families cannot take care. Its mission is to give children a home where they can live and grow up in a loving environment, safety and security that enable them to be happy and responsible adults.
Associação de Emergência Social
Its main objective is the fight against poverty and the social integration of families at risk living in neighborhoods in decline of Lisbon and surrounding areas. Providing children and young people recreational and learning spaces where they can find out the values of family and friendship.
Fundação Arcelina Vitor dos Santos
Supporting families in need of the community of Costa da Caparica, by maintaining a Social day care nursery for children aged 0 to 3 years. The Foundation also created a social action network that provides food and clothing to their children, as well as to other needy families.
Operação Nariz Vermelho
Its mission is to bring joy to hospitalized children through art and image of Dr. Clown. These doctors visit for free 40,000 children each year in hospitals across the country.
Association of Families and Friends of Children with Cerebral Palsy, whose mission is to encourage improvements in the quality of life of children and youth with cerebral palsy and their families, in favor of an integral and harmonious development.
The Underprivileged Children Association is a Cape Verdean NGO, which was founded in March 1998 for the promotion and protection of children’s rights and duties, aiming their full and harmonious development. Support poor children, abandoned, orphans, child victims of maltreatment and sexual abuse and children in risk situations.
The Pinocchio Association, founded in 1999, works for the social integration of people with disabilities through educational inclusion. It brings together several types of disabilities within its structure: Cerebral Palsy, Autism and Down’s Syndrome.
The association provides families with the opportunity of educating their children in a mainstream school environment and creating specialised classes for school inclusion (CLIS). 2000 pupils from schools mix with children from the Pinocchio CLIS: Jeanne d’Arc, Hizam Alakhdar, Zoubayr ibn aouam and the Imam Boukhari College.
The association also works on training the educational teams in charge of the CLIS.
UDSP 13: Regional firefighters’ association
This association’s mission is to help and support the children of firefighters who have passed away, whether on duty or not, by providing them with moral, psychological and financial support:
- Help with training and educational support for children
- Organising trips and summer camps
- Help with looking for their first job and their own accommodation
Arc en Ciel Association in Marseille
TPF Ingénierie has decided to help the Arc en Ciel association with the redevelopment of a building and bringing it up to standard for children aged 8 to 18 with physical disabilities and/or learning difficulties (autism, Down’s syndrome, etc.) who are unable to be properly looked after at mainstream centres.
This building will allow them to take part in Scouting activities (group activities, outdoors activities and trips) whilst being supervised by volunteers who can provide them with special and appropriate care (around 1 person per child).
The Apprentis d’Auteuil
This Paris association, created 150 years ago, is a real player committed to the safety and protection of children, and mainly works on:
- The education of young people aged from 18 to 25
- Young people dropping out of education
- Professional inclusion
- Parenting support
It currently supports 30,000 people (around 25,000 young people and 5000 families in difficulty)
The Empowering Children Foundation (formerly Nobody’s Children Foundation)
The Foundation is a non-governmental non-profit organization working toward the goals of protecting children from abuse and providing help for abused children, their families, and their caregivers. The facilities run by the Foundation offer psychological, medical, and legal help to victims of abuse and their caregivers. We act for the improvement of the situation of children participating in legal procedures as witnesses. We run preventive activities to reduce threats to children on the Internet. We organize specialized training programmes addressing the problem of child abuse for various groups of professionals and for interdisciplinary teams. We conduct research and analyses to expand the knowledge about the problem of child abuse and to provide basis for our activities.
“Fundatia Pentru Excelenta in Educatie” (Foundation for excellency in education)
In Romania, TPF CPROJECT provides financial support to the “Fundatia Pentru Excelenta in Educatie” ( Foundation for excellency in education) for the project “School without parents. Yet with soul!”.
- Topic: Campaign to support disadvantaged groups in education and promote participation of orphan students with equal opportunities in the life of society;
- General objective of the project: To create a pilot program of academic and emotional support for the disadvantaged group of orphan students, complementary to the formal one provided by schools, and which may be multiplied at regional and national level;
- Target group: 20 orphan students in 9th – 12th grades from National College “Iulia Hasdeu” and Theoretical High school “Traian”, district 2, Bucharest.
Association for Urban Transition and Architectural University of Bucharest
TPF CProject sponsored the price for an architectural contest among the yound students, future architects. The organiser is the Association for Urban Transition and Architectural University of Bucharest. The purpose of the contest is to provide design solution for rehabilitation of the attic for “Ferdinand School n° 1” which is a school for the children between 7 and 14 years old.
The Vasundhara Charitable trust
The trust was founded in 2011 for the purpose of extending medical, educational, help to various sections of the society especially the rural population and the urban poor.
Indian Government is encouraging the e-learning programs in schools. In rural areas, the infrastructure of the schools is not sufficient to run the e-learning program effectively. The trust is proposing, among other activities, a fund for enabling e-learning to these schools.
I am because of you (Mumbai)
The main objectives of the project are: to support the opening of a coffee shop to employ young people at risk of social exclusion by reason of their background; to create a space for friends to have drinks and healthy food in a clean and comfortable environment and affordable for all kinds of people; to promote the training of young people from the poorest areas of Mumbai and help them to reintegrate in the labor market.
CETEST -TPF Scholarship program
Our Indian subsidiary CETEST implements social responsibility in the field of Education through a grant scholarship program for disadvantaged and meriting students in the free primary schools of Muidhara, Boyda and Duargram, in the Uchalan High School and in the Umakanta Academy. Each year, CETEST also sponsors one or two students from the SPB Technical Institute, where it recruits most of its Survey Engineering experts. Cetest also provides assistance for professional (scholarship for medical education) and general education.
Idic15 Foundation / Project: Research studies focused on children diagnosed with idic(15) syndrome.
The main purpose of the project is to improve the quality of life for the children affected by idic(15) syndrome and their families. Idic(15) syndrome is a genetic disorder that involves an abnormality both structural and in terms of the number of chromosomes, which results from the presence of an extra chromosome 15 (supernumerary marker 15). Prevalence is estimated at 1 in 30,000 live births. It is categorized as a tetrasomy 15q in the rare diseases database.
GEPAC (Spanish Group for Cancer Patients) / KINGOS Project. A Summer Adventure
Summer camp for children of cancer patients
John XXIII Foundation
The main purpose of this foundation is to improve the quality of life for children with intellectual disabilities and their families, by promoting their skills and personal development and encouraging their independence and autonomy. In this way, they are provided with all necessary resources and support.
Miradas al Mundo
The project aims to implement the use of moringa, a highly nutritious plant. Moringa trees are one of the world’s most abundant sources of vitamins (with more than 20 different types). They also contain 14 different sorts of minerals, 17 amino acids, 46 antioxidants and 36 anti-inflammatory compounds.
Pablo Horstmann Foundation (Meki)
The main goal of the project is to ensure access to school for the 37 school-age abandoned children living in Meki Orphanage, as well as for the 225 orphans fostered by relatives which are in a situation of extreme vulnerability, so that they can have an education and contribute to the development of their community.
Demain Ensemble (Saly Carrefour)
Founded in 2010, the NGO “Demain Ensemble” aims to fight against exclusion and begging among children with disabilities, through education and training.
To this end, an inclusive education school was created and named after the NGO, featuring pre-school and elementary school programmes. The school is composed of nine classes and offers tuition to a total of 164 students, including 48 children with disabilities (sight, hearing and light intellectual disabilities). The staff is composed of 10 teachers, administrative and supervisory personnel.
In addition to formal education, the school offers a specialised professional education (computer classes, art workshops, micro-gardening training, aviculture) and focuses on sports.
Zerca y Lejos NGO – “A School, a Kid, a Garden” project supported by our subsidiary Getinsa-Payma
The main purpose of the project is to facilitate the access to healthy food for Baka children in the South Region of Cameroon, in order to ensure food security. In this way, the project involves the creation of school gardens, training in ecological farming, development of an environmental education plan, introduction of improved agricultural practices and purchase of the necessary equipment (seeds, tools, wheelbarrows, repairs…).