Africa focus countries: Benin, Burundi, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo

Support for projects of public interest in Central and West Africa and empowerment of local leaders.

Benin, Burundi, DR Congo, Senegal and Togo benefit from priority support of the King Baudouin Foundation. We support projects that aim to have a social impact and favour economic self-sufficiency, while also taking account of global warming. We support the local leaders in civil society (individuals, organisations and social enterprises) and we encourage knowledge sharing among them. And in order to increase our impact, we work with other partners and philanthropic organisations, including KBFUS and KBF CANADA.

Our activities

  • we support individuals, organisations and businesses that wish to contribute to improving the living conditions of people in Africa
  • we provide financial and/or technical aid to organisations and leaders in civil society for their development projects or general functioning
  • we allocate loans and bank guarantees to actors in civil society. Further information is available in our sub-programme Businesses for development
  • and we promote good practices and networking between the actors of civil society.

Africa focus countries: Benin, Burundi, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo is part of the programme International

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Water for life: an initiative of ADL-Assumption

By providing access to drinking water, contribute to the improvement of the sanitary conditions of the population of the town of Beni (North Kivu, DRC)


Support for the operation of the Jodeca-Bukuliro school (DR Congo)

To pay the teachers of a remedial education centre (3 classes) and a primary school (6 classes), organised by the Salesian Fathers of Don Bosco

Congregation of Sisters of charity of Jesus and Mary

A modern department of medical imaging for the Tudikolela general hospital (Mbuji-Mayi, DRC).

Acquisition of ultrasound and X-ray equipment to establish reliable diagnostics and prevent illness and death, especially among pregnant women and children.

Partnerships, missions, specific initiatives

Burundezen aan het werk in de koffiewasserij waar de geplukte bessen worden gedroogd

Sustainable coffee in Burundi

To support coffee farmers gathered in cooperatives, to transform their economic activity into an engine for sustainable local development.

jonge Congolese vrouw verkoopt fruit en groenten op de lokale Markt in Kinshasa


VillageFXB program helps the world's poorest families to regain their dignity with sustainable results

Funds and philanthropic tools

Willy Wynants (Fund)

Support vulnerable children in Africa through medical assistance, self-reliance and blood supply in life-threatening situations, and through proper care for orphans.

Idiofa Lobi Fund (Friends of Idiofa Lobi Fund)

Philanthropists support reforestation and sustainable agriculture projects of the asbl Idiofa Lobi to counteract the rural exodus of the poor population of Idiofa.

Eliane Jourdain (Fund)

Support for projects providing medical or healthcare for people in foreign countries.