June 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – After Djibouti, the Marine Partage association, created in 2001 by naval school officers, took advantage of the La Fayette frigate’s stopover in Antsiranana in Madagascar at the end of March last year to carry out the second donation ceremony planned in the of the 2019 Jeanne d’Arc mission. This is the second time that the Marine Partage association has been working on this island. Indeed, 25 years ago, during the passage of the Helicopter Carrier Jeanne d’Arc in Antsiranana, Sister Jeanine and the Foyer Sainte Famille had received help from the Naval School Association. This year, new mission, new midships * at the head of the association but still the same desire to help Sister Jeanine and her orphans. This year, the home received horticultural equipment (natural fertilizers and a chainsaw).
Before the equipment, the material adapted to the needs expressed by the contacts made on the spot could be collected thanks to the various partnerships with the associations MENDIEGO , Franco-Malagasy Friendship and the Association of Support and Assistance to Families of Marines.
Throughout the 2019 Jeanne d’Arc mission, Marine Partage delivers humanitarian supplies to the various ports and cities where the Jeanne d’Arc group stops: donations to a nursery school in a township in Capetown, South Africa for example . These actions are made possible thanks to the invaluable commitment of volunteers and the assistance of the logistic services of the Navy of Brest and Toulon and more widely, in support of the crews of Tonnerre and La Fayette.
* Midships: nickname given to student officers