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  • GOAL : HELP YOUNG PEOPLE IN DEPRIVED NEIGHBOURHOODS TO INTEGRATE THROUGH TENNIS
  • COUNTRY : France (Europe)
  • DATE : Since 1999
  • COMMITMENT : Social inclusion of children and young people through sport

3,500 young people per year



The project

Created by Yannick Noah more than 20 years ago, the Fête le Mur association allows children from the estates to play tennis, in the very heart of their neighborhood, supervised by professionals and qualified tennis coaches. Today, Fête le Mur is present in 11 regions, 59 cities and 116 Priority Neighborhoods in France and overseas. 7,000 young people play tennis there, more than 2,800 of whom have integrated one of its specific education and integration programs (Tous sur le court !, De l'Autre Côté du Mur, Arbitration and Collectors School, Game, Set and Job, on the other side of the wall,…). 60 qualified referees who have followed the course of the Official Refereeing School on national and international tournaments.

Role of the ENGIE Foundation

The ENGIE Foundation has been a partner to Fête le Mur since the organisation was set up in 1999.

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