BackgroundBØRNEfonden is established out of an international movement to support children in need in developing countries. Our ambition is to provide children and their familier from poor communities with the possibility to make a brighter future for themselves. As such BØRNEfonden works in local communities with local partners, authorities and stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and well rooted development.
BØRNEfonden is managing and operating its own programmes and activities through its local offices in each of the 5 programme countries. Thur own staff works directly with beneficiaries, partners and local stakeholders.
BØRNEfonden does not have own financial means, but depends entirely on sponsorships and grants
MissionBØRNEfonden works to improve the living conditions for children and young people in the poorest countries in the world. They work to enhance the opportunities of poor people to a healthier and safer upbringing and a brighter future.
Geographic focusWestern Africa - Mali, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo and Cape Verde
Programme areasChildren and youth empowerment and development
Rights of children and youth
Health (including healthcare, nutrition, water and sanitation, sexual and reproductive health)
Education and Entrepreneurship