For a Child's Smile - PSE: From destitution to a vocation

A life without dreams
is no life at all.
Christian des Pallières
For over 20 years, PSE has been operating in Cambodia to help children escape destitution and get a decent job.
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Informations liées à la situation sanitaire 2020

Implications of the Coronavirus on PSE

In our headquarters, PSE organises itself, confronted by the current healthcare situation and the uncertainty of its evolution.

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In Cambodia: united in solidarity with the children and their families

The families supported by PSE, already vulnerable, are deeply impacted by the Covid-19 crisis.

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Marie-France des Pallières, fondatrice de Pour un Sourire d'Enfant, et Karuna, bénéficiaire de l'association

So that the virus doesn’t hinder support for the poorest

Many of our Spring events have been cancelled. What are the consequences and what can you do to help?  An interview with Marie-France des Pallières.

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Sorya habillée pour sa remise de diplôme et avec un bouquet de fleurs dans les mains

Sorya: work, a value for life

From street child to businesswoman at the British Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, Sorya tells us her incredible life story.

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Portrait de Youn dans l'atelier pratique de mécanique de PSE

Youn, proud to be a future mechanic

21 year-old Youn fights stereotypes, she is passionate about the vocational training she is undertaking, at PSE, to become a mechanic. 

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Une petite fille en train de déjeuner à la cantine de PSE

The PSE cafeteria: healthy mind, healthy body

One of PSE’s priorities is to offer nutritious & healthy meals. Marguerite, volunteer, tells us about her discovery of the inner workings of the PSE cafeteria!

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Les enfants du programme de cours de rattrapage en classe

From 1st grade to the GCSE in five years: it is possible with PSE!

Find out about the remedial school programme developed by PSE to overcome the educational underachievement of some of the poorest children in Cambodia.

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Les Pépites (Little Gems)

Information about Les Pépites (Little Gems), a Xavier de Lauzanne's film: the trailer, a word from the director, next projections...

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  • By donating €120, you offer a daily meal to a child for a year.
  • By donating €200, you allow us to distribute rice to 20 families in need for a month!

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You can deduct your donations from tax, if you pay tax in France:

  • 66% for individuals*
  • 60% for companies**

Please contact your local PSE branch to know more about possible tax benefits, if you live abroad.

*There is a limit to donations of 20% of taxable income
**There is a limit of 5‰ of gross anual revenue (excluding tax)

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Nos bénévoles et sympathisants à la Course des Héros, un événement solidaire et convivial
Vente solidaire organisé par nos bénévoles
Sourires un Choeur, un événement en faveur des droits des enfants organisé par les bénévoles PSE
Concert solidaire en faveur de PSE
Repas cambodgien organisé par nos bénévoles
La réunion des antennes, un moment convivial où les bénévoles se rencontrent
Une bénévole à une vente solidaire pour PSE

PSE near you: the programme

Upcoming PSE events

All our events are cancelled, due to the current healthcare situation.

Our track record of putting the smile back on thousands of children's faces

  • In Cambodia, our staff is mainly from the local community. Cambodians are the players in the development of their country to ensure the durability of our programmes.
  • 22 years of action and more than 11,000 children saved from destitution
  • In France and in the world, a network based on volunteers with only 5 salaried staff based in our headquarters.

A rigorous financial management to ensure an efficient action

  • Social programmes 90%
  • Overheads 8%
  • Fundraising costs 2%

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To see the smiles on children' faces, to see where we come from and the happiness on every faces in our centre in Phnom Penh...
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