The CAMELEON network

CAMELEON Association France leads and fosters a network of international branches and partners.

CAMELEON’s international branches are associations under its name, lobbying for the association with local institutional and economic decision-makers, the general public and the media and fundraising to ensure the sustainability of the association’s actions and programs in the Philippines. CAMELEON currently has two branches: CAMELEON Switzerland and CAMELEON Luxembourg.

CAMELEON relies also on partner organizations that financially support its programs:

Our governance

Our Statutes

CAMELEON is a charity under the law of 1901 recognised as a charitable organisation, entitled on this basis to receive donations. If you’re submitted to personal income tax, you can deduct:

  • 75% of your donation’s amount up to 531€
  • 66% of your donation’s amount beyond 531€, within the limits of 20% of your taxable income; the possible surplus carried forward to the next five years (Tax Code article 200; BOFiP-IR-RICI-250-12/09/2012)

A donation of 30€ will only cost you, in the end, 7,5€.

Our role and actions

CAMELEON France is in charge of :


  • Collecting funds
  • Looking for sponsors
  • Hiring and training volunteers (interns and unpaid helpers)
  • Planning events helping CAMELEON’s visibility
  • Rallying pupils and students
  • The communication about the charity intended for external audiences
  • Steering other branches of the charity
  • Awareness-raising workshops in schools



A permanent team 

5 employees : 

Founding Director : Laurence LIGIER

Operations, partnerships and international development Director: Matiada NGALIKPIMA

Partnerships and sponsorship Officer: Mathilde SIMONIN

Community life, volunteers and school actions Officer: Marine LABORDE

Finance and Administration Officer: Jean-Yves LOISEL

The executive board 

President : Jean-Pierre JOLIVOT

Vice-president : Marguerite CHEVAT

Secretary : Violaine MONTMARCHE

Assistant secretary : Philippe BERTRAND

Treasurer : Noëlle COUGET

Active members : Catherine RENARD, Séverine TAILHANDIER CAZORLA, Dietrich BERSTECHER


CAMELEON France relies furthermore on a team of about forty regular volunteers that support the development of our actions (community life, craft sell, local partnerships, interactions with schools, events, translation…). On top of that, about thirty occasional volunteers get organised during events planned by the charity. To know more and become a volunteer.

Make a donation to CAMELEON France

Make an online punctual or regular donation:

Make a donation by bank transfer :
RIB : 30004 01428 00010011617 09
IBAN : FR76 3000 4014 2800 0100 1161 709

Make a donation by cheque :
Please make payable to « Association CAMELEON » and send to ASSOCIATION CAMELEON France: 32 rue Robert Lindet – 75015 Paris, France. 


CAMELEON Heaquarters
82, rue Philibert Guide
71100 Chalon sur Saône
Phone : 03 85 48 87 65

CAMELEON France Office
32 rue Robert Lindet
75015 Paris
Phone: 00 33 (0)1 43 22 35 92

Laurence Ligier
Founding Director

Matiada Ngalikipima
Operations, partnerships and international development Director

Mathilde SIMONIN
Partnerships and sponsorship Officer

Marine Laborde
Community life, volunteers and school actions

Jean-Yves LOISEL
Finance and Administration Officer

Marguerite Chevat 
Referent for the Burgundy Region
Vice-President of CAMELEON France


Cameleon Association