is a humanitarian association founded by Father Peter (Abbé Pierre) taking care of homeless people.
In 1949 this famous young priest settled the first Community with a great purpose : help poor & homeless to regain dignity and respect through work and handcrafts.
Abbé Pierre left us on 22 January 2007 at 94.
Bougival community (Yvelines department of France west bound Paris) counts around 70 people. They gather all types of antics , books, textiles, and garments from free donators. they repair all objects, give them a new life and sell them in their 1500 square meter exhibit center.