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SOL’S has been involved for more than 15 years in helping the neediest
populations by offering its support to many important NGOs
(Non-Governmental Organisations) in the production countries.
Through its actions, SOL’S joins forces with those who contribute
to improving the living conditions of the local population.

SOL’S also encourages and supports its partners when they undertake
humanitarian missions. For example, in 2015, a mission of ophthalmic
surgeons allowed to carry out 2,800 medical examinations and 300
operations, improving the daily life of the neediest people and even
restoring their sight.

 Patricia Kerr

Head of the Orphanage


Much more than an orphanage, it is a reception
and tr aining centre supp or te d by SO L’ S
since 2009. Unique in Bangladesh and fully
autonomous, it helps destitute families as well
as orphans, providing education to over 500
children and training to 150 mothers allowing
them to regain a social and professional life.

                                                                                                       Mécénat Chirurgie
                                                                                                       Cardiaque (MCC)

                                                                                                       Enfants du Monde enables children with heart
                                                                                                       malformation to undergo surgery in France when
                                                                                                       they lack the technical and financial means to be
                                                                                                       cared for in their countries of origin. Each month,
                                                                                                       MCC welcomes children in 9 French towns. In
                                                                                                       addition to this main mission, the Association
                                                                                                       also supports the training of referring doctors
                                                                                                       in their countries of origin, as well as school

                                                                                                       MCC’s commitment to this cause promotes
                                                                                                       strong values such as boldness, generosity,
                                                                                                       effectiveness, transparency and combativeness.

   NATIONAL DEBATE                                    NARI UDDUG KENDRA (NUK)                          Sharing these values, SOL’S sponsors the
   FESTIVAL BANGLADESH                                NGO                                              Association by providing clothing to its teams
                                                                                                       and volunteers in many events such as the Tour
Concerned with those who will become the           Continuously improving the health of local          de France. Moreover, SOL’S offers its products to
future leaders of Bangladesh, SOL’S is proud to    populations. Also in Bangladesh, SOL’S is           be sold for the benefit of the MCC association in
sponsor this important annual students’ festival.  involved in a remarkable operation alongside        events such as: the Le Mans 24 hours race, the
For 10 years, it has been bringing together        the Nari Uddug Kendra (NUK) NGO to finance          Tour de France’s Etape du cœur stage, the Yogis
hundreds of young leaders around debates on        the Agarasindhur community hospital. This           du cœur meeting, the Gentleman du cœur cycle
social, political, economic and cultural issues,   project aims at improving the health of women       race, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe horse
in order to promote their ideas and encourage      and children living in the rural community, and     race, the Salon du Chocolat exhibition in Paris,
them to act collectively for the development       at supplying the district’s population with a low-  the Vendée Globe yacht race...»
of their country.                                  cost, good-quality medical service. SOL’S pays the
                                                   wages of its medical staff as well as operational
                                                   costs. Thanks to these actions, every year more
                                                   and more people can benefit from medical care.

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