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 :
In the early summer, the project manager , Frederik Claerhout ( Cofely Services) accompanied by a volunteer, Jos Govaert (Electrabel ), flew to Kabinda , a city of over 30,000 inhabitants, located in the province of Kasai- Oriental, in the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They were welcomed by Nobert Mervilde, a lay missionary who has been heading the Centre for Youth (the Centre) for nearly twenty-five years.
In the beginning of April 2013, four Energy Assistance volunteers, Luc Brossé (Electrabel), Jan Tierens (retired from Laborelec), Vincent Vancayezele (Eandis) and Johan Baert (Tractebel Engineering), went two weeks to the Bandundu province in Western Congo for an ambitious mission: building four facilities and conducting three major repair interventions and assessments.
In the beginning of 2013, four volunteers fromn Energy Assistance, Christian Trifin and Marc Dewinter (ORES), Jean-Noël Marchand (Electrabel) and José Béroudia (retired from ORES), went to Cambodia to electrify four main sites.
On 26 May 2013, more than 400 runners coming from the GDF SUEZ Group, ORES and Sibelga will represent the Energy Assistance asbl-vzw in the 20km of Brussels.
If you want to sponsor them (eg. A certain amount per km), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
By supporting them you will contribute to Energy Assistance humanitarian energy projects.
For Belgians, each sponsorship donation of €40 or more is tax deductible.
The Volunteers’ Forum of Energy Assistance asbl-vzw (EA) is the annual get-together for sharing experiences among volunteers, members and friends of the association.
The 7th Forum held on Saturday 20 April broke all records of attendance, with more than 60 participants.
The audience started the day by welcoming the release on 19 April of Tanguy Moulin-Fournier, a GDF SUEZ colleague, and his family who have been held captive in Nigeria for two months.