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Smart Neighbors

In low income areas near Paris, France, Voisin Malin (Smart Neighbor) recruits and employs (on a 1 day/week basis) local people to help their neighbors through various services and support them in collective action to improve local policies

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Voisin Malin's Mission :

Identify resource people in their neighborhoods

Value their skills, creating new services in order to facilitate the link between them and the companies, institutions,

Promote with these neighbours a collective and creative dynamic for their neighborood.

See the Website : http://www.voisin-malin.fr (in French only)

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