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• a partner in society / BNp paribas foundation: imaginative and in touch with the world

> Tutoring and mentoring in collaboration

> Local initiatives

with AFEV

This third focus of the Projet Banlieues programme

For approximately ten years, the BNP Paribas is to enable local associations to develop eco-

Foundation has been providing support to nomic activity, aid youth insertion and promote

AFEV, a voluntary student organisation through social cohesion. Thirty-four projects were chosen

which almost 5,000 students provide additional for funding during the year in conjunction with

tutoring and mentoring for 10,000 young people local branch managers, and cover mainly edu-

from troubled backgrounds. The extra financing cation, professional integration, cultural develop-

provided in connection with the Projet Banlieues ment and lifelong learning initiatives. The financial

programme will enhance AFEV’s work in under- backing assigned to each project will mainly be

privlieged areas where it has operations, and used to buy new equipment.

hopes to help create new resources to provide

tutoring to a further 1,000 students. In 2006,

the first outlet was launched in Nice and the

association hired five permanent staff members.

Furthermore, BNP Paribas has undertaken

to promote AFEV initiatives and the work

of volunteers among young people, through its

network and targeted communication actions.

Mentoring pupils in Pavillonssous-Bois,

Book fair, Montreuil

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