Working with African partners for Africa

What's up with KBF Africa? Find here the main opportunities to engage with us and our partners.

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Who we are |

Based in Brussels, the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) is an independent, pluralistic foundation working to improve society for more than 40 years. We support African actors in their own development activities, with a focus on the DR Congo and Burundi in Central Africa, and on Benin, Senegal and Togo in West Africa.

“The Africa I would like to see in the future is one in which my son grows up proud. An Africa that is capable of developing creative and sustainable African solutions to African problems, and taking this message beyond the mantra that currently is.”

Gerald Abila, BarefootLaw

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KBF Africa Prize |

The King Baudouin African Development Prize (KBF Africa Prize) rewards outstanding contributions to development in Africa, initiated and led by Africans. The Prize seeks to draw international public attention to the many inspirational stories emerging from the African continent.


Wecyclers, Nigeria (2018/2019)

Leveraging the power of Lagos’ communities by redistributing benefits from recycled waste.

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BarefootLaw, Farmerline & Kytabu (2016/2017)

For their work to improve access to knowledge in law, agriculture and education.

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ADISCO, Burundi (2014/2015)

Encourage entrepreneurship and create cooperatives and health insurance societies.

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Business Partnership Facility: Enterprises for SDGs

Support for ‘civil society-enterprise’ partnerships engaged in the SDGs in 52 developing countries.

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Elisabeth and Amélie Fund: access to water

Scholarships for students from the South and support for Belgian organisations working in the field of water.

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European Friends Funds

Efficient philanthropic solutions for organizations in Africa who are working in the public interest.

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