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Founded in 2015, La Boulangerie Française is a French bakery with a unique mission – baking for change. The company is a non-profit and socially responsible project that aims to empower and train vulnerable youth to become skilled bakers. They believe in the power of bread and pastries to not only nourish the body, but also to change lives.
La Boulangerie Française is committed to making a positive impact in our community. They have partnered with ByNature, a company that shares our values of sustainability and social responsibility. Together, we have chosen a green direction for sustainable development, taking care of our customers, farmers, and the environment’s health as our top priorities.
The bakery is not just a place for delicious French pastries, it is also a place of learning and empowerment. They provide training and education to young people aged 18-23 from disadvantaged backgrounds across Vietnam. Many of these youths have faced difficult circumstances, such as poverty, lack of education, and family instability. Through the program, they have the opportunity to learn valuable bread and pastry making skills that can lead to a stable job with a fair salary.
Every year, 20 young people join us at La Boulangerie Française for a 12-month training program, which includes almost free accommodation. During this time, they learn the art of baking from experienced French bakers, as well as receive mentoring and life skills training. After completing their training, they embark on a 6-month internship, where they gain real-world experience and build their confidence as professional bakers.
The impact of the project goes beyond just providing job opportunities. It also gives these young people a sense of purpose and pride, as well as the ability to support themselves and their families. Many of the graduates have gone on to work in famous bakeries, hotels, and 4-5 star resorts, opening doors to a new and brighter future.
We are grateful for the support of our community and partners, who have made it possible to continue to support La Boulangerie Française and their baking for change. With every pastry sold, we are not only satisfying our customers’ taste buds, but also making a difference in the lives of our trainees. At La Boulangerie Française, they believe in the power of baking to bring about positive change, one loaf at a time.