Our mission is to fight the root causes of poverty, in Africa and the Middle East, by supporting projects focusing on four core areas of work.



Community development


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We believe that, together, Health, Education, Community development and the Environment are essential to sustainable development. Our projects take a holistic approach and are anchored in local communities ensuring that actions are relevant and viable for the long-term.

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In numbers

We have been supporting projects run by non-profit organisations since 1996, with the aim of helping poor communities in Africa and the Middle East to sustainably rise out of poverty.

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Countries supported in 2024


Ongoing projects in 2024


New projects in 2024


Ended project in 2024

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The Foundation accepts proposals at all times of the year. Selected projects are submitted to the Foundation’s Board, which meets 3 times per year. We thank you for your interest in the Foundation and invite you to submit your request.

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  • Are you a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization?
  • Do you contribute to eradicating the root causes of poverty in Africa and/or the Middle East?
  • Does your project focus on two or more of the Foundation’s four areas of work?
  • Does your project aim to have a lasting and measurable impact for the most disadvantaged populations?
  • Will your project ensure sustainable development through capacity building and improved livelihoods?