School for Life Project

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School for Life Project

<p>Hello everyone. My name&#39;s&nbsp;Victor Quilichini and&nbsp;I&#39;m from Paris, France.</p> <p>I just turned 18 and I&#39;m currently studying Biology and Environment at Sorbonne University (in Paris), in order to gather as much knowledge&nbsp;as I can about our planet to find the best ways to preserve it. Because protecting the Earth&nbsp;is protecting its inhabitants (and we&#39;re part of them!)</p> <p>As we&#39;re all living inside&nbsp;this miraculous bubble of life floating in space,&nbsp;us humans have to cooperate to move&nbsp;towards a brighter future by&nbsp;<strong>focusing on&nbsp;values like love, solidarity and sharing</strong> ; because those are the&nbsp;truly important ones. In the end, we&#39;re all on the same team, right ?</p> <p>Following this mindset, I came up with this little project. It&#39;s not much but it&#39;s a good start.</p> <p>But first, let me explain how it all started :</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>On April&nbsp;25th 2015, the most powerful earthquake since 1934 in Nepal&nbsp;struck&nbsp;the country,&nbsp;77km from Kathmandu. With a magnitude of 8 on the Richter scale, it caused the death of&nbsp;17 000 people in the country. Tremors were even felt all the way to New Delhi. The impact was devastating.</p> <p>In March 2017, my mother travelled to Nepal, and visited a school nearly entirely destroyed by the earthquake and&nbsp;partly rebuilt. I was deeply moved and so I contacted the English teacher of the school : <strong>M. Bam Dev Sharma</strong>, in order to get information&nbsp;on how I could help them.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /><em>​Bam Dev Sharma (Photo taken during my mom&#39;s trip)</em></p> <p>Their institution&nbsp;was already helped by an association : Gers-Himalaya. However, Bam Dev&nbsp;mentioned another school&nbsp;called <strong>Pranabanand Ashram</strong>&nbsp;in Gaurighat, next to the Pashupatinath Temple. A&nbsp;hundred of children of all ages go there, most of them are orphans since the earthquake. They are willing to learn but suffer from a&nbsp;lack&nbsp;of ressources. Bam Dev has written to me about their <strong>shortage of school supplies like notebooks</strong>...</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>The happiness soiled by misery&nbsp;in their eyes&nbsp;struck&nbsp;me when I saw the photos. I knew I had to take action.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /><em>Child&nbsp;from the school my mom visited.</em></p> <blockquote> <p>Education is the key,&nbsp;the key to development and the best way to escape&nbsp;misery.</p> </blockquote> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The starting idea is simple : to help these children&nbsp;in need&nbsp;by bringing them as many&nbsp;school supplies as possible.</p> <p>So I reached out to the French school supplies brand Clairefontaine, and&nbsp;offered them a deal&nbsp;:</p> <p>With a&nbsp;small film crew, we would go there, bring&nbsp;school supplies&nbsp;Clairefontaine would have provided and film everything so that on one hand,&nbsp;we can promote&nbsp;Clairefontaine and on the other hand help&nbsp;this school, give hope to the teachers, the principal, and the families. That would show them that they are not alone, that we are here for them.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Clairefontaine agreed.</strong></p> <p>Moreover, we are going to collect school supplies in different schools here in Paris to maximise our help.</p> <div class="k-ResponsiveIframeContainer"> <div class="k-ResponsiveIframeContainer"><iframe allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="281" scrolling="no" src=";;;key=8b7d8dd6504d41af9a77662672aabc2a&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="500"></iframe></div> </div> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <ul> <li> <h2><strong><em>But the main goal is way more than just &quot;bringing school supplies&quot; to the school.</em></strong></h2> </li> </ul> <h4>&nbsp;</h4> <h4><em>​</em>The purpose of this project is divided in two points :</h4> <p>- Help the school and its&nbsp;community. Show them that they&#39;re not alone !</p> <p>- Show, through our video&nbsp;report, the significant role of education to ensure a bright future for the children. But also, to show that they are humans like us, who deserve a decent life. Interviews with the school staff and a family are also planned.</p> <p>This project will allow us to raise awareness and make our people realize how lucky we are to live in developed countries.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video report&nbsp;will consist&nbsp;in two&nbsp;different and complementary videos :</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; - the first one&nbsp;will be of a small format (4-9 minutes) dedicated to social medias (Youtube, Facebook..) in order to share it as much as possible.</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; - the second one will be of a longer format,&nbsp;for every platform or channel able to&nbsp;broadcast it.&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align:center">&nbsp;</h2> <h2 style="text-align:center"><strong>The crew :</strong></h2> <p><strong>Clara Quilichini :</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>&laquo; I&rsquo;m 21, and I&rsquo;ve been working as an actress since I was 4. After graduating from high school, I studied movie making in a film school,&nbsp;ESEC, and I got to write and direct a short film.</p> <p>I&rsquo;m also working for&nbsp;Disney Channel France : I&rsquo;ve been hosting a show on the channel for over two years now. This gave me the opportunity to&nbsp;get involved in the fight against bullying, by participating&nbsp;to an awareness-raising spot.</p> <p>With my experience as an actress and young director, I&rsquo;ll help create the short film around this project, shadowing Victor along&nbsp;the trip.</p> <p>This will allow us to share his adventure on the internet, showing&nbsp;that it is possible to bring help to these children that don&rsquo;t have&nbsp;such an easy&nbsp;access to education as we do.&nbsp;&raquo;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Ad&egrave;le L&ouml;ffler :</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>&laquo;&nbsp;Studying art and communication in Switzerland for three years now, I&rsquo;ve become crazy about photography and video. The desire to bespeak the social and political problems of our society being so strong to me, it&rsquo;s in photo and video report that I found my marks. That is why, about a year ago, I started shooting marches and other social movements like the Gilets Jaunes recently.</p> <p>I&rsquo;m really looking forward to help Victor using my visual skills and my experience on the field.&nbsp;&raquo;</p> <p><strong>Victor Quilichini :&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&laquo;&nbsp;From an early age, I&rsquo;ve been working as an actor in Dubbing but also in front of the camera. In fact, for example, I had the chance to play the son of the Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, in the movie &laquo;&nbsp;From The Land of The Moon&nbsp;&raquo;, directed by Nicole Garcia. I also lend my voice to Disney France, in partnership with Handicap International, to make a commercial spot with Frank Dubosc.</p> <p>I also co-founded an organisation called all4trees in order to support reforestation and combating deforestation projects from all around the world.&nbsp;&raquo;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The idea is to use our specific cinematic skills to make the most out of this project.</strong></p> <h2 style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></h2> <h2 style="text-align:center">&nbsp;</h2> <h2 style="text-align:center">Opening :</h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Any monetization of the videos will be redistributed to the school. And we can also consider going back there in&nbsp;five years&nbsp;to see what the children have&nbsp;become.</p> <p>It is important to mention that this project will also allow us&nbsp;to assess the situation, and from this moment we&#39;ll be able to think of further actions. More efficient ones.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p>

Allocation of funds

<p>Having a crew to fly all the way to Kathmandu with all the supplies has a cost.</p> <p>As we&#39;re trying to help them as soon as possible, we planned on going there in&nbsp;May or&nbsp;June 2019.</p> <p>The day after our arrival, we will meet with&nbsp;Bam Dev Sharma and he&#39;ll bring us to the school. There, we&#39;ll give the supplies, play with the children and teach them what we can, speak to the teachers for the next few days, and write down their problems in order to see how we can help. Every step will be filmed of course.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>The fundraising amounts to 4750&euro; because I&#39;ve already raised some funds with my city&nbsp;hall.</p> <p>To manage the budget and ensure a total transparency, I&#39;ve founded a non-profit organization&nbsp;:</p> <h2 style="text-align:center"><em>BrightEarth</em></h2> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>This organization will allow us to be lawful with all transactions, and who knows, I might use it again for our next&nbsp;project!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align:center">If you have any questions, feel free to contact&nbsp; !</p>


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THANK YOU, you are sensational!! You'll receive a personnalised thank-you video with the children of the school. Your name will appear in the credits of the video. You'll also be in the Whatsapp Group ! And you'll get as many hugs as you want from me or someone else from the crew (if you prefer), but mine are the best :)

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