For €4, €5 or €7, students are then able to enjoy a good and healthy meal while enjoying the know-how of their elders, which reinforce the intergenerational bond.
Paupiette is now active in Paris, Bordeaux and Quimper, with 500 students a hundred of seniors. The charity wishes to spread out in other big French cities thanks to a local-ambassador network (Brest, Marseille, Lyon, Rennes, Nantes, Vannes). The objective is to reach 300 active students and 20 active seniors in each city.
The funding of €20 000 from the Carrefour Foundation will participate to the spreading by enabling to strengthening the website and creating a mobile application to facilitate the connections and exchanges between seniors, more and more numerous to master the digital tools, and students.