Community involvement that makes a difference
Through its philanthropic efforts, Oriflame aims to help children and young women through a wide range of educational initiatives, providing opportunities for them to change their lives for the better and be empowered to turn their dreams into reality. Below you can read about a few of the projects Oriflame is currently supporting.
Contemporary Girls of Oriflame, Turkey
Oriflame helps girls from poor families in Turkey to complete their secondary education, providing them with opportunities that they would otherwise be denied. Under Oriflame’s Contemporary Girls initiative, 500 young girls from rural areas in south-east Turkey, are being supported throughout the entire course of their secondary school studies. The project has been supported by Oriflame Turkey for seven years in collaboration with the local NGO partner Support for Modern Life Association (ÇYDD), and runs to the end of 2012.
By playing I learn and defend my rights, Peru
In the Carabayllo district in Lima, Peru, Oriflame supportsthe project By playing I learn and defend my rights. Theproject teaches children about their civil rights, boosting their self-esteem as a defence mechanism. Oriflamesupports the building of classrooms and training ofpersonnel in co-operation with a local NGO partner, SOS Children Villages, Peru.
Dzīvesprieks “Livslust”, Latvia
Oriflame contributes to The Livslust Foundation, a charitable organisation that provides essential vocational education and social rehabilitation to disadvantaged teen-agers. In Latvia, its sister organisation Dzīvesprieks, helps youngsters to complete their education and learn the necessary skills that will enable them to lead independent lives. Oriflame Latvia has supported different education and development projects in co-operation with a local NGO partner, since Livslust started in Latvia in 1997.
Oriflame Sponsors Bethel, Endless love, China
Bethel is a non-profit organisation that provides foster care, education and professional training for Chines orphans who are visually impaired. The Project’s training centre, named The Love is Blind Centre, is located on a 17-acre property, near a small village otside Beijing. The organisation was founded in 2002 by a French couple, Guillaume and Delphine Gauvain. During 2010 the Af Jochnick Foundation granted funds for the completion of one house at the Love is Blind Centre. Oriflame employees support the project by taking part in volunteer activities.