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Empowering Women


Working with African Artisans


Sponsoring education for young girls


Who We Are

Since 2011, the Canadian foundation Charité Léo supports the social and economic emancipation of young marginalised African and Canadian women. The foundation offers inovative programs that helps these women to discover their potential, develop their leadership skills, and to become agents to promote change.

Leadership in Canada

Charité Léo  leadership in Canada is about inspiring young francophone women to think critically about how they can better achieve their full potential and share a vision for their future. Through a wide range of initiatives by Charité Léo leadership, young women take their story, their own journey, challenges and accomplishments as an inspiration to encourage, engage and become a better version of themselves in order to become empowered.

Leadership in Africa

Charité Léo leadership in Africa vision is about providing fellowship programs, promoting sustainable education, in order for young African francophone women to untap their full potential and to contribute in the economic growth by becoming the next leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in their country.

Our Founder

Born in Cameroon, Léonie Tchatat arrived in Canada as a young women at the age of 16 where she experienced many barriers in finding her place as a francophone woman in the Canadian society. Thanks to her perseverance and the support of her mentors she worked hard to build her intellectual human and social capital and today she is recognized in Canada and internationally for her social work and achievements.  With her passion to give back, in 2011, she decided to create Charite Leo to support a new vision of female leadership. Charité Léo s about leadership, opportunity and hope

Our Mission

Discover the story behind Charite Leo and founder Leonie Tchatat’s mission to make a difference, one girl at a time.

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