In Pontivy, the Second Chance Foundation helps people get back into life – Pontivy



The Second Chance Foundation, created by Vincent Bolloré, has been supporting since 1998 people in misfortune, but who want to recover through a training project or business creation.

With the idea of ​​making Amisep (Association morbihannaise d’insertion sociale et professionnelle) its site of relations in Central Brittany, the representatives of the Foundation discussed their mission this Wednesday, September 14 in Pontivy, with the president of Amisep, Jean. – Michel Le Roux. Le Gonnerien, Pacifique Le Clère, General Delegate of the Foundation, was accompanied by Hinda Siby, Coordinator of the Western Region.

55 relay sites in France and a thousand volunteers

“The idea is to work together to support and sponsor project leaders. You can rely on an instructional team, made up of experienced members, to considerably limit the risk of failure”, explains the General Delegate. The Foundation has 55 relay sites in France and a thousand volunteers.

“By 2022, 300 cases will be investigated. With an average aid of €3,000”, announced the Gonnerier. “The aim of a partnership with Amisep is to be able to welcome people from the sector who have had an accident life or are in a precarious situation and contact us for a project. And that, currently, he gives up traveling to our relays in Quimper and Rennes,” adds Hinda Siby.

All the testimonies of our graduates are messages of hope.

8,816 graduates between 1998 and 2021

The Foundation has registered 8,816 graduates between 1998 and 2021. Like Martine Ploermelaise who, sponsored by an Amisep volunteer, was able to follow a training course thanks to the financial assistance of the Foundation. “She raised six children by herself and lost two of them. After a descent into hell and overcoming cancer, she obtained a professional agricultural technician certificate and a permanent work contract. All the testimonies of our graduates are messages of hope and a return to self-confidence”, applauds Pacifique Le Clère.

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