IBO FOUNDATION

A COMPREHENSIVE PROJECT SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE DISTRICT OF IBO

Our objective

The IBO Foundation is an internationally cooperative initiative based in Barcelona which creates and supports projects to boost development in the District of Ibo in northern Mozambique.

Our objective is to strengthen the socioeconomic fabric of Ibo, with a focus on sustainability and the direct involvement of the local people.

 

We follow a comprehensive development strategy that takes a holistic approach to each individual, taking into account their economic and social relationships.

 

We have created a synergy between projects so that all enrich each other, allowing the community to be the engine of change.

Supporting employability

National statistics indicate that, in terms of job offers, the level of academic qualifications and academic achievements continues to be low. We aim to improve young people's prospects in the region, where 80% have not completed secondary education...

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Securing access to food

Difficulties in accessing and maintaining an adequate food supply in the IBO District greatly hinder the area’s development. The issue of food access is highlighted in research carried out nationally and is reflected in the main planning and public policy measures outlined in Mozambique’s Action Plan for Reducing Poverty.

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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

In the Cabo Delgado province, 51.4% of children aged between the ages of 6 and 59 months old suffer from chronic malnutrition, the highest rate in the country (the national average is 43%). Therefore, by the time they are 5, half of children are not at the level of physical...

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TOURISM AND CONSERVATION

Alongside local people and businesses, the IBO Foundation strives to create a sustainable and inclusive tourism model in the Ibo District.

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