Tuesday, October 18, 2005

The French do it in associations - Yahoo! News

The French do it in associations - Yahoo! News: "PARIS (AFP) - The French are reputed to be fractious lot, prone toward finding differences rather than common ground, but when it comes to associations they can't wait to join in, according to recently released figures.

There are fully one million grassroots, non-profit associations in France, on average one for every 60 people in the country.

Nearly seven percent of all French people have, over the last decade, participated in the creation of an association, according to a study conducted by the Center for research on philanthropy (CERPHI)"

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