News | For a Child's Smile - PSE


A new president of PSE


During the Board meeting on 31st March and 1st April 2017, Jean-Michel Bouchard decided to stand down as President, after overseeing a long period of development and professionalization of the charity. The directors thank him for his dedicated service for PSE, since 1993, first as Treasurer and then President.

The Board of Directors elected Ghislaine Dufour to be President of the charity..

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Les Pépites (Little Gems) at the UN !


Tuesday, 7th March 2017

The Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations, the Association of French Civil Servants in New York (AFFIN) and French Movie Nights LLC organized the screening of the film "Les Pépites" (Little Gems) at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York!   Marie-France des Pallières and two of her children – Leakhena and Bertrand des Pallières – were present.
  Wonderful recognition for the work of the founders and for Xavier de Lauzanne’s film! Read more

Charity Film Awards

26/02/2017PSE & Les Pépites (Little Gems) are in the finals of the Charity Film Awards in UK.   There is a “People's Choice” award for the charity with the most votes between now and 10th March. Please click on the link below to vote and ask your friends to do so too ... ► Vote for Les Pépites (Little Gems) - PSE For a Child's Smile Read more
Harry Roselmack, présentateur de l'émission, devant une photo de Marie-France des Pallières

Marie-France des Pallières sur TF1


Le dimanche 19 février dans l'émission Sept à Huit sur TF1 pour "Le portrait de la semaine"

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PSE is looking for volunteers to be English teaching assistants to help deliver both a General English Programme and an English for Specific Programme in the Technology school.

Volunteers will also provide extra-curricular support – helping students read and leading group discussions & talks. The assistants will support the PSE English teaching staff during the school year (October to July).

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Soirée de gala au profit des enfants

Gala Evening

06/02/2017Thursday 30 march 2017 at 8pm

Pavillon Royal, route de la Muette
75 016 PARIS

Evening sponsored by Patrice Leconte and hosted byJean-Marie Colombani.

With testimonies from business leaders who support PSE through their CSR activities.

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2017 Tour


Come and discover the NGO of the film "Les pépites" (Little Gems)!


Marie-France des Pallières -  "Mamie" (Grandma) for the children - will be present.


1st session : on 23rd Feb. in SURESNES

Loading the schedule and inform your contacts!

 And soon, you can become an ambassador for the PSE tour! A "kit" will soon be available to download.

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5th december : International Volunteer Day (IVD)


Photo taken at the PSE meeting of branch representatives on 24th September 2016

Thanks to our 300 volunteers who help out all year long.

► You too, can join the PSE volunteers.

The International Volunteer Day (IVD), celebrated each year on 5th December, was mandated by the United Nations in 1985. It is a unique chance for volunteers and organisations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities.

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Une monitrice khmère et une monitrice européenne animent une activité avec des enfants

Summer camps 2017


Fancy becoming a PSE Summer Camp monitor ?

It is a unique volunteering experience helping PSE’s children.

Our website has full details of how to apply!

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A huge success !


More than 165,000 admissions since its release, and more to come !

Children, to survive, had to rummage through the dumpsite of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Today, they have escaped. Les Pépites (Little Gems), is the story of an extraordinary human adventure ... that of PSE.

► The film by Xavier de Lauzanne, was released in France on 5th October..

Watch the trailer

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