Founder of Voix Libres
« International Society for Human Rights Award 2017»
« Woman Entrepreneur 2007 »
(120’000 beneficiaries of microcredits in Bolivia)
Marianne Sébastien is the founder of Voix Libres International and her humanitarian commitment has been rewarded with numerous awards. With a triple training in social, pedagogical and literary fields, she has an exemplary career as an entrepreneur, singer and voice therapist.
Her utopia of creating a society of solidarity led by young people from the mines, the streets and the rubbish dumps has become a reality: in 20 years, more than a million beneficiaries have turned misery into a positive strategy.
Marianne Sébastien also offers in Europe holistic management techniques through the liberation of the voice to universities and CEOs of Airbus, Safran, Auchan, Léa Nature, etc…
She has just given a lecture at the UN on 8 March, Women’s Day
Association Voix Libres
of public utility since 1996
Rue des Grottes 28 • 1201 Genève
Tél.: (+41) 22 733 03 03
Postfinance – CCP: 12-26524-5
IBAN: CH68 0900 0000 1202 6524 5
Banque Cantonale de Genève:
IBAN: CH08 0078 8000 A310 0731 0
A new model to eradicate
violence and misery
Voix Libres is an international humanitarian association founded in 1993 by Marianne Sébastien.
- Voix Libres in France, Belgium, Finland and Switzerland (recognized as a public utility)
- Transparency and commitment 100% of donations are allocated to finance projects in Bolivia.
The administrative costs are financed by patrons and memberships.
- Committed in Bolivia, Kivu and in 5 other countries
- The poor lead…
Results in 20 years
Voix Libres achieves 14 of the 17 sustainable development goals
- 1,700,000 beneficiaries in Bolivia
- 125,000 beneficiaries of micro-credits
- 258 agreements with local institutions
- 22 community centres
- 38 solidarity enterprises with export of
- 16 containers to Europe (handicrafts and quinoa)
- 2 Cities of Goodness
200,200 beneficiaries including
26,200 children in 392 schools
“They wanted to bury us…
but we were seeds!”
The City of Good Treatment
A utopia embodied near Cochabamba in Bolivia, a national training centre for « Good Treatment » where the most abused will be protected and become responsible and autonomous.