charity bio

Eliane grew up with a mother who worked at the Swiss Red Cross and at the Help Organizations Caritas and Heks. Her mother currently runs a multicultural home for the mentally ill, which she founded herself. Every year, Eliane would dance vietnamese dances at the "Day of refugees" event, where her mother would have a stand, in front of Switzerland's government building. Eliane grew up, attending buddhist seminars of Thich Nhat Hanh, in his village "Plumvillage" in South of France. Thich Nhat Hanh was nominated for the Peace Nobel Prize and he helps, orphans, refugees, political prisoners and much more. He has been to the White House many times and is the world's most famous buddhist monk in the world, after the Dalai Lama. Eliane grew up helping selling books by Thich Nhat Hanh. In 2010, Eliane recorded a CD called "Plumvillage Kid", where she sings poems of Thich Nhat Hanh. She gives 50% of the proceeds of the sales of the CD to Thich Nhat Hanh and his organization. She has hosted an event in Geneva for "Maison Chance Vietnam", which is a house taking care of disabled people in Vietnam. Recently Eliane became an ambassador for the help organization Future4children, which supports the education for orphans in Bolivia and China. Eliane is currently singing her CD "Christmas Time" in churches in Switzerland. She gives 10% of the proceeds to Future4children. In 2010 Eliane sang at a Charity Event helping Haiti.

In 2011, Eliane participated at the Pink Ribbon Walk in Zuerich, Switzerland, to help women with breast cancer.

50% of the sales of the CD-album ''Plumvillage Kid'' goes to: www.plumvillage.org to help orphans, refugees and political prisoners. To learn more about this CD-album, please go to www.plumvillagekid.com.

10% of the proceeds of the concerts where Eliane sings her songs from the CD-album ''Christmas Time'' goes to: www.future4children.info to support orphans in Bolivia and China until they have completed their education.