Guy Vansaingele, Olivier Letellier and Patrick Decoster (ORES) came back from a 2-week mission of volunteering for Energy Assistance asbl-vzw (EA) on the island of Panay in Philippines.
In 1997, Laurence Ligier created “Caméléon" pour Caméléon avec a Franco-Philippine humanitarian association that takes care of young underprivileged Filipino girls who have suffered sexual abuse. “Caméléon” helps them to reach a new balance and well-being, giving them access to education in particular.
After a week of fresh temperatures and rain, Brussels wakes up on May 18th with a shining spring sun. 8 o’clock! The doors of Saint Stanislas Institute open, and the first Energy Assistance runners arrive to receive their T-Shirts and number.The 345 runners will soon get going to the starting area.Still a last practical information, still a last cheer up, still a quick photo of the group, and everybody gets moving to the 50th jubilee park, where traditionally the tune of the “Bolero de Ravel” can be heard.
The 4th mission of Energy Assistance asbl-vzw in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake took place from 8 to 27 March 2014. Five volunteers have dedicated to this mission two weeks of their holidays: Fred Arzee (ex Cofely Fabricom), Marcel Bavay (ex- ORES), Etienne Decamps (Electrabel), David Mathieu (ORES) and Marc Werelds (ORES).
Four photovoltaic projects were on the agenda
On 18 May 2014, some 350 runners coming from the GDF SUEZ Group, ORES and Sibelga will represent Energy Assistance asbl-vzw in the 20km of Brussels.
If you want to sponsor them (e.g. a certain amount per km), please contact email@example.com.
Phaplu is a village in Nepal that is part of the district of Solukhumbu to which the Mount Everest also belongs to. It is useless to say that this environment is quite unusual for us, “men of the plains”. Two volunteers of Energy Assistance, Michael di Marino (ORES) and Djuneyt Caba (ORES) have however answered ‘present’ to realize a mission there for a week between the 4th and the 16th February 2014.
The Volunteers’ Forum of Energy Assistance asbl-vzw (EA) is the annual get-together for sharing experiences amongst volunteers, members and friends of the association.
The 8th Forum, held on Saturday 26 April 2014, was attended by nearly 60 participants.
After a brief overview of the activities and achievements of EA and EAFrance in 2013, the audience discovered projects such as Mwene Ditu and realizations in the Bandundu province in Democratic Republic of Congo, Boeng Nimol in Cambodia, Laverdure and Saint Michel de l’Attalaye in Haiti.
The Energy Assistance team wishes you a very happy New Year and thanks you for your support in 2013 to its humanitarian energy access projects.
The benefits of the Energy Assistance Greeting Cards’ sale will be donated this year to the electrification project of the Leguruki school in Tanzania.
Energy Assistance has just completed a 2-weeks mission in Guatemala. Our volunteer Marc Van Gelder (ORES) was accompanied by a technician from GDF Suez Central America, Panama, Rony González. Photovoltaic power supply have been carried out at :