France China alliance starts at La Giraudière

La Giraudiere’s Franco Chine “culture exchange

On Wednesday the 1st August 2018 La Giraudiere’s Franco Chine alliance kicked off. This year 2018 is the start of a partnership between an association in China and Les Amis De La Giraudiere,

Vincent, Dankie, Winnie and Ivy arrived at La Giraudière. There were six people there from England, America, Thailand. They had lunch together and got familiar with each other. IMG_7852
later Paul had a conversation with them, they could choose what they wanted to do at La Giraudière, such as gardening, landscaping, book keeping, painting and so on.

France China Alliance

Volunteers Group Meeting

Vincent was a college student whose major was gardening,  so he chose landscaping, His task was to cut hedges,  that was quite a different experience for him. Vincents Chinese name is Tangkan Li and he is from Nanning in China.


Dankie was weeding that day,the girl in blue hair was so funny, she thought weeding was so interesting because she has never done that before. Dankie who’s Chinese name is Dan Luo is from Guangdong province of China


Ivy was doing accounting, Paul would show her how to do it first, she loved this volunteering job so much because she could learn french as well. Ivy’ Chinese name is is Tao Chen and she is a teacher from Chongqing in China


Winnie chose social media because she loved photographing, she was a nice girl and got along well with other people so easy. Winnies chinese name is Wenyi Sun and she is from Shanghai in China.


The start of the Franco Chine alliance starts at La Giraudiere in the small village of Brossac in South west France.

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
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