The Alliance Française de Manille (AFM) was founded in 1920 and is one of the most prominent foreign cultural institutions in the Philippines. A non-profit organization committed to promoting the French language and culture, AFM encourages friendly relations between the Filipinos and the French through art and educational programs.
The network includes more than a thousand Alliance Française in 135 countries. The Alliances welcome more than 490 000 students.
Alliance Française has 3 goals:
- to offer French classes in France and around the world catering to all sectors of society;
- to promote all the dimensions of the French and Francophone cultures;
- and to encourage cultural diversity and to develop intercultural awareness