Never say never! Nicolas Brabeck-Letmathe is racing in 2019 Dakar Rally ... again! He's done it 3 times already, and after each time he promised he'll never do it again! Probably because it's the toughest rally raid in the world. Yet, he was among the 149 bikers on 6th of January 2019, starting a long … Continue reading And again! Dakar2019
2018 support to teenage mothers.
Reality in Peru for teenage pregnancies is frightening. The latest figures show that 14.6% of all birth are from teenage mothers. These pregnancies - most of them unwanted - lead to social disadvantages such as low education. The new role of those teenage mothers prevents them to attend school...
236 brighter futures
In Vietnam, leprosy is still prevalent today. For the children of lepers, the future is very gloomy; often placed in the hands of family members, with limited access to education. Dat Viet is an organisation supporting children who have a parent with leprosy or other handicap such as blindness, funding their education and monitoring their … Continue reading 236 brighter futures
Celebrating 10 years of Association Léon
Our dearest association is already 10 years old. 10 years of exploring new realities. 10 years of putting education first. 10 years of life changing projects. 10 years of new starts. This is why we give! None of what has been achieved would have been possible without the support of our many donors. Thank you … Continue reading Celebrating 10 years of Association Léon
Grant distribution in Vietnam.
This morning in Ho Chi Minh student grant was distributed to 91 pupils, sponsored by Association Léon with the participation of Jean-Marc, our representative in Vietnam. Bravo for that! We've been suporting students in Ho Chi Minh whose parents are sick with leprosy since 2014.
Boost for teenage mothers
A game changer in San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima, Peru. In 2018 36 young adults/teenagers completed their secondary education. Bravo! The latest figures show that 14.6% of all birth are from teenage mothers. These pregnancies – most of them unwanted – lead to social disadvantages such as low education. This is the kind of situation … Continue reading Boost for teenage mothers
And again #Dakar2019
Our favourite biker Nicolas Brabeck-Letmathe is taking part for the 4th time in the world toughest rally race in 2019. This participation gives a wonderful visibility to our work, reminding that we support educational projects that we believe are a game changer for many young people in Peru, Vietnam, Cameroon and Namibia. From 6th … Continue reading And again #Dakar2019
Ride Run & Party
2014 will be our "RIDE RUN AND PARTY" year! We launched a new concept so that people can commit to Association Léon in a new way : offering VISIBILITY! Anyone competing in a sportive event can order his sport shirt and we will provide it with Association Léon’s lively colors. Same if you organize a … Continue reading Ride Run & Party
Meet Nguyen family living in a challenging disctrict outside Ho Chi Minh. They have 3 kids: Nguyen Bao, 17 years old, in 11th grade, he will enter 12th grade in September 2014. Nguyen Loc, 11 years old, in 8 th grade, he will enter 9th grade in September 2014. Nguyen Phuc, 9 years old, in … Continue reading Nguyen Family
Study trip in Iquitos
In october 2013 Fanny traveled to Iquitos to meet Leslie who started her nurse studies in april 2013 thanks to Association Léon. She passed all the monthly tests she had so far and turned out to be a motivaed student! It was a good opportunity to chit chat with her; i learned that she wants to specialised … Continue reading Study trip in Iquitos
Association Léon has been following Yachay Wasi for a while. They are keeping the good work and extending everyday with new projects to develop educational environment in small childhood of Ollantaytambo and surroundings. They recently contacted us for support for the material for the new academical year 2014 (which starts in march in Peru). We are happy and lucky … Continue reading Yachay Wasi
What an inspiring story. It all started in 2008 when Carlos, a young successful spanish lawyer, decided to take some time off surfing in Sumbawa, a remote island in Indonesia. A young boy tried to communicate with him on the beach but could hardly speak English. Carlos then proposed to meet him the following morning … Continue reading Harapan Project