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About La Giraudiere

The whole idea of the La Giraudiere project is for people of all backgrounds, all ages, all nationalities to have the chance to live together learn about each others lifestyle exchange their knowledge, experiences and skills whilst living and working together in France and at the same time helping, improving and adding to the Project for those to come in the future. To see the different types of volunteers work that has been done and what is still required visit our website

Learning French in France

In the mid of May, La Giraudière in Brossac invites two of the French speaking locals, Hélöise and Ludovique from Barbezieux, for dinner thus presenting a opportunity for our volunteers to learning French in France. Peter, one of our volunteers, … Continue reading

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American Volunteer Discovers Brossac, France

Arrival day at La Giraudière for this American Volunteer in Brossac, France was greatly anticipated. I signed up to volunteer months ago and researched every aspect of this trip to France. Among many visits to France, I’ve checked out most … Continue reading

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Erasmus volunteer at FC-Sud-Charente

On a sunny Sunday in May, two football fanatics of La Giraudière, went to Chalais to watch a match of the second men’s team of FC-Sud-Charente. Paul Rice, the head of the project and Hugo Müller, a Franco-German Erasmus volunteer. … Continue reading

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Volunteers Explore Angoulême!

After all the volunteers had completed their long journey to Brossac and had spent the first night in their new home at La Giraudière, the group of international volunteers decided to explore Angoulême the provincial capital of the Charente department. … Continue reading

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International Volunteers arrive at Brossac City

On May, Brossac village decided to hold a fête weekend full of western adventures. This included country and western dancing, stagecoach rides, horseshoe making, mechanical bull, numerous stalls selling American themed products including cowboy hats, Texas steaks and other cuisine … Continue reading

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