The penultimate Selection Committee in 2016 for the Societe Generale Foundation took place on 22 September 2016.
The Selection Committee decided to support 7 projects to encourage integration or education through sport and culture, as well as providing career opportunities for people in difficulty.
BALUCHON – À Table citoyen
BALUCHON - A table citoyens was set up in 2014. It offers people in difficulty a way of getting back into employment through an integration and training programme in catering and logistics. At the heart of the high priority neighbourhood of Seine-Saint-Denis, BALUCHON operates a kitchen using fresh seasonal produce, sourced directly from local producers with responsible farming practices.
In terms of training, the company works alongside the "Resto’Passerelle" Regional Centre for Economic Co-operation, sharing best practices to provide training and a return to employment for service users.
Improving integration and socio-professional support for residents of high-priority neighbourhoods so as to improve their career opportunities. After two years of activity, BALUCHON wants to make its services available to a greater number of users, improve support and training for service users already in the programme and, finally, provide additional social support (housing, health, etc.)
They also wish to develop resources to monitor the progress of employees during and after the training programme.
The Foundation is proud to support BALUCHON – A Table citoyen. We will speak to you again about this brilliant project very soon.
Crédit photos: ©Pascal Xicluna/Ministère de l’Agriculture