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April 2016

May 17: Circus Show as fundraiser for FP-UA

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The Alliance Française de Manille, together with the Embassy of France to the Philippines and SM Aura Premier, present « A Nonsense Story », a circus show performed by the Open Ticket Collective from France. The one night performance in Manila will be on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 7:30 PM at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura Premier. Ticket prices are Php 1,000 for Orchestra seats, and Php 600 for Balcony seats. Half of the proceeds from tickets sold via FP-UA will go to the projects of the Foundation and will serve to build disaster-resilient houses and creating livelihood for the victims of typhoon Haiyan. For more information and to reserve your ticket, please contact Clementine Turgeon at clementine.turgeon@ccifrance-philippines.org or (02) 831 6374 to 77 loc. 109. Donnot hesitate to invite your family, friends, colleagues, employees, partners to this unique French event which will contribute to rebuilding the lives of typhoon victims….

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Cocktail at the French Ambassador’s residence in honour of FP-UA

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On April 12 2016, the French Ambassador, H.E. Thierry Mathou, and his wife hosted a cocktail in honour of the Foundation France Philippines-United Action. The guests included French and Filipino companies, NGO representatives and the Senator Christophe-André Frassa who was visiting Manila. The FP-UA Foundation was presented at this occasion by its President, Philippe Gauthier, and the programs for 2016 were launched. This year, the Foundation will focus on finishing its third French village in Bogo City, North of Cebu. It is a village including 46 disaster-resilient houses and a multi-purpose center. It will benefit more than 200 people who until now live in extremely precarious conditions and in zones highly at risk during typhoons. The Foundation would also like to extend the scope of projects it supports to issues such as children welfare, livelihood and health. In the words of the French Ambassador: “FP-UA is unique because it is…

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