International Federation of Little Brothers of the Poor

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The International Federation of Little Brothers of the Poor (French: Fédération internationale des petits frères des Pauvres or French: Les petits frères des Pauvres) is a federation of volunteer-based non-profit organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.

It was founded 1979 in Rolle, Switzerland and has been recognized as a NGO (non-governmental organization) in consultative status (category II) with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.[1][2]

In 2008, volunteers held a benefit concert in Toulouse, France, to raise money for the organization.[3]


Its member countries / organizations are:


  1. ^ See also
  2. ^ List Of Non-Governmental Organizations in consultative status - United Nations
  3. ^ "Toulouse : concert solidaire pour les personnes âgées à la Halle aux Grains" [Toulouse: Benefit concert for seniors at the Halle aux Grains]. Senior actu : l'actualité senior sur internet (in French). July 30, 2008. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
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