Category: France

General mobilization for October 1!

As you know, October 1 was the International Day of Older Persons. For this special day, Les Petits Frères des Pauvres mobilized. Let’s have a look at the different actions carried out around the world…   Let’s go to Mexico! For the 1st of October, Amigos de los Mayores – Mexico released on social media […]

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons

This October 1 will be marked by demonstrations around the world and a strong mobilization, it is the first international day since the clear slowdown of the covid 19 pandemic. This epidemic exacerbated existing inequalities for over two years. The most fragile populations are the first to suffer the crisis and it obviously include the […]

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 Back to school for Les Petits Frères des Pauvres – France

Activities start again at Petits Frères des Pauvres and what better way to start the month of September than with a bingo? On Wednesday September 14, the team of volunteers at the headquarters of the organization welcomed around thirty people from Paris and its suburbs. The program was a super lotto event, followed by the […]

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13th edition of the international fundraising seminar in May 2022

Between May 23 and 25, 2022, the fundraising managers of the organizations in the international network of PFPs met in Paris for two days of reflection. The organizations present were: Les Petits Frères des Pauvres – France; Amigos de los Mayores – Spain; Asociația Niciodată Singur – Romania; Stowarzyszenie mali bracia Ubogich – Poland; Freunde […]

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Haiti: Opening of a Health Center, a dream come true

A partner of the Petits Frères des Pauvres organization since 2018, the Saint Croix Congregation is dedicated to serving the poorest and most vulnerable. The parish of Guadalupe in the commune of Carrefour is thus developing projects to support the very vulnerable population of the commune. The desire to open a health center is the […]

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It’s never too early to commit

December 5th was the World Volunteer Day, celebrating commitment at all ages. The health crisis has pushed many young people to volunteer for different causes… But what about their representations on aging? How do young people view aging? This is what a recent study by CSA and Domitys attempted to find out. The study focuses […]

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The digital divide: a problem that affects all countries!

According to recent studies by the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), 16.5% of the French population suffers from “illectronism”, or the inability to use digital tools. People over 75 are the most affected (67.2%). This was already the observation made by the French association Petits Frères des Pauvres , whose 2018 […]

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1 October, International Day of Older Persons – This year, the PFP are mobilizing citizens

Since 1990, every year the world celebrates the International Day of Older Persons on October 1st, which was initiated by the United Nations to raise awareness of the issues affecting older persons. As it is estimated that the aging of the world’s population is accelerating and that, by 2050, the proportion of people over 60 […]

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Summer of the Petits Frères des Pauvres around the world

This summer 2021, the volunteers and employees of the member organizations or partners of the Federation of the Little Brothers of the Poor have again done their utmost to break the solitude of the elderly! For several months, isolated people have been even more lonely because of the health crisis and their psychological situation has […]

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