KARIBS Foundation

KARIBS Foundation
Full Name of Organisations:
KARIBS Foundation
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Postal Address:
Post Office Box AN 18489
Accra North
Physical Address (landmark):
22nd Street, New Achimota HSE # M76 Disco Villa, Chantan – Accra.
0509464473, 0577080585
Website (if any):
Head of Organisation/Group:
Coordinating Director
Contact Person's Name & Position:
Kingsley Abdel Razzaq Iddriss Basuglo Shabbazz
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Organisation Description:

The KARIBS Foundation is a Pan-African development and research institute based in Accra Ghana, West Africa. We work on 5 thematic areas which includes Public Policy Analysis – Field Research – Social Enterprise – Rural Expeditions & Cultural Immersions.

We are a non – profit, non – governmental, people – centered organization with focus on education, livelihood, protection, environment and advocacy, which are embedded from our 5 thematic areas of operation.

The KARIBS Foundation is a registered national organization and works across the country with 5 administrative staff and 10 working regional coordinators in all the 10 regions respectively, and also with satellite working team globally.

Our current 3 major flagship projects includes the NIBALA Africa Volunteers, NTOYON Africa Retreats and Expeditions and The ALBARKA Project.

The NIBALA Africa Volunteers – NAV. Is a grassroots, youth driven community development project. Previously worked on the Millennium Development Goals and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Programs. We are now working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, by providing opportunities to volunteers, interns and research workers around the world to leave a lasting impact on the lives of women, youth, children in under-served communities.

The NTOYON Africa Retreats and Expeditions – NARE.
Is a cultural and eco-tourism initiative with focus areas on tourism and culture? NARE focuses on rural expeditions & cultural immersions.

The ALBARKA Project is focused on empowerment and sensitization on civic engagement, peace building, human rights, violence/counter extremism and pressing public interest issues through direct training of target groups and training of trainers to cascade on young people and women in disadvantaged communities.

Our core values are to inspire
Youth Synergy – Research – Policy Alternatives – Civic Education – Information – Literacy Plus – Skills Development – Social Entrepreneurship. And to enhance Inter-cultural Learning – International Teamwork – Entrepreneurship – Concept Development

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Main Funding Sources (tick as many as applies):
Fundraising/Donations, Private Funds
Thematic Focus:
Education, Training and Skills Development, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Livelihoods, Participation in Society, Decision-making and Governance, Poverty Eradication and Socio-economic Integration of Youth, Sustainable Development and Protection of the Environment, Other
Ashanti, Central, Greater Accra, Northern, Upper East, Upper West