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Giovanni Pandolfo

Founder and national coordinator of Voisin-Age.

Self-taught and free entrepreneur in the food industry and the catering sector in parallel with a long time investment towards charity (Italian Red Cross, Fratel’Ettore, les petits frères des pauvres). Carer in the French organization : Association des paralysés de France (Association of French disabled people), Head of an emergency shelter for the SAMU social of Paris, social development coordinator, Founder and national coordinator of Voisin-Age.

ACHIEVEMENT / What is your project, initiative, startup, company all about?

Interliking people of the neighborhood, town or city to create friendship links for the oldest populations.

LOCATION / In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

Mostly in France for the time being : Paris, Nantes, St Quentin, Rueil Malmaison, Sceaux, Antony, Limonest, Grenoble, Toulon, Nice

Other countries developed an interest for the project for the near future : USA, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Canada.

IMPACT / What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental… of the activity, project, initiative, startup, company?

The project is too recent to study its effecincy, however we believe that the impact of such a project lies in the well being of both the oldest populations and the young people. The created links can bring them a lot of good things.

QUOTE / A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

Never without my old guy !