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Grupo Pefaco: 20 years with the local communities – February: Youth

As part of Grupo Pefaco’s 20th anniversary in 2015, the Group’s founders, Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, want to be even more active in the development of the local communities of the countries in which they are present.

Each month, thematic social actions will take place in the countries in which Grupo Pefaco operates. In February, the Group carried out social actions destined to youth. Amongst others, Lydia Ludic Burundi offered a training session to the young people of the street, Lydia Ludic Niger sponsored the celebration of the Fire Basketball game and Lydia Ludic Côte d’Ivoire donated furniture and medicines to the Health Center of Gbagba.

To celebrate the Groups 20th anniversary, Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO have planned to share the event with their employees, their customers and their partners through global actions scheduled throughout the year, in all the Group’s subsidiaries. Amongst its actions, the “Jackpot Salary“ for the employees of the company and gifts for their clients and partners.

Grupo Pefaco was created in 1995 by Messrs. Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, respectively President and CEO. With its many years of experience and thanks to its team of over 3000 employees, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be among the leaders in its markets.

Lydia Ludic Niger sponsored the celebration of the Fire Basketball game

Lydia Ludic Niger sponsored the celebration of the Fire Basketball game

Lydia Ludic Côte d’Ivoire donated furniture and medicines to the Health Center of Gbagba

Lydia Ludic Côte d’Ivoire donated furniture and medicines to the Health Center of Gbagba

Lydia Ludic Burundi offered a training session to the young self-employed people of Bujumbura

Lydia Ludic Burundi offered a training session to the young self-employed people of Bujumbura

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Lydia Ludic sponsored the closing ceremony of USSU-BF

The closing ceremony of the Union of Sports in Schools and Universities of Burkina Faso (USSU-BF) took place on the 25th of April 2014 in Ouagadougou. USSU-BF organizes sports competitions in Burkina Faso.

In December 2013, Lydia Ludic Burkina Faso sponsored the opening ceremony of the USSU-BF 2013-2014 season in Dori. Hence, it felt natural to the subsidiary of Grupo Pefaco to sponsor the closing ceremony of the season.

By promoting youth extracurricular sport programs, Lydia Ludic is adamant of the social policy established by its founders, Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, of getting involved in the development of local communities.

All the photos of the closing ceremony are available on the Lydia Ludic and USSU-BF Facebook pages.

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Passana Festival: Lydia Ludic supports the Burkinabese culture

Lydia Ludic Burkina Faso is back at the 4th edition of the Passana Festival. Last year, the subsidiary of Grupo Pefaco sponsored the 3rd edition.

Passana Festival is an initiative of the Association Passana, its objective is the involvement of the youth and children in the Burkinabese culture, through its promotion and development. The festival also highlights traditional music and promotes rights for the disabled. It encourages people to take part in the event, in order to better understand the national culture.

The 2014 edition of the Passana Festival took place in Ouagadougou between the 15th and the 19th of April. People had the chance to take part in various cultural workshops and debates; they could attend live concerts, film and documentary showings.

This year, the festival revolved around 2 themes:
• Theme I: enhancing the involvement of youth in African traditional music.
• Theme II: Promoting and highlighting the rights of disabled people in the society.

Lydia Ludic Burkina Faso took an active part in organizing the festival, particularly for the disabled, through the setting up of basketball tournament.

The tournament took place on a beautiful day and all teams that were taking part featured players in wheelchairs.

By taking part in this cultural and social event, Lydia Ludic is adamant of the social policy established by its founders, Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, of getting involved in the development of local communities.

More information on the 4th edition of the Passana Festival is available on the official website of the Association.

All the photos of the closing ceremony are available on the Lydia Ludic and Festival Passana Facebook pages.

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