DEFI - Développer Former Informer (in English, develop-train-inform) - is an association founded in 1989, pursuant to the French Association Law of 1901. Officially recognized as a charitable institution in the public interest, in existence for over 27 years, it is an NGO for sustainable development active in the least developing countries :
●working in the long term, under agreements with local authorities;
●working with a lot of people, to gradually reach nationwide influence;
●working against one of major causes of poverty and with the key factors to sustainable development: education, knowledge and energy.