For over 100 years, Societe Generale has been present in Africa and today counts activities in 18 countries. Beyond our commitment to local economies, the Group also supports and partners numerous charitable associations and projects through its Foundation and other local initiatives encouraging, for example, professional integration, the fight against social insecurity and skills development.

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Simplon

Inauguration of the Fabrique Simplon in Dakar

The first class to attend the Fabrique Simplon in Dakar on the campus of Dakar University began on March 18th,2018, a project conducted in cooperation with the "Francophone University Association" (AUF).

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Simplon: “team spirit” as a trademark

As a social enterprise run by web developers, Simplon offers training mainly to young people under the age of 25 who have few or no formal qualifications, as well as to women and seniors, who are under-represented in the digital professions. Its founder, Frédéric Bardeau, reminds us of the links between Simplon and Societe Generale and the start of a new endeavour with the Grande Ecole du Numérique. Through concrete action, Simplon and Societe Generale are addressing a collective challenge: provide training in new digital professions and develop skills of the future.

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Home Digital

First Digital Home by UIB

The Solidarity & Innovation by UIB Foundation, which aims to develop digital culture among a young population - early childhood, pre-adolescence and adolescence – launched on March 8th, in partnership with the ATVESOS Association, the "Digital Home by UIB" in the SOS Children's Village of Gammarth, north-east of Tunis.

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Women entrepreneurs

Women In Africa

WIA Initiative is the first platform dedicated to the economic development and support of leading and high potential African women. It helps support this new generation of African women to ensure their impact in the service of an Africa anchored in its era, innovative and inclusive.

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