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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PROJECTS

FUNDACIÓN IBO IS CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN DIFFERENT PROJECTS.

Water and Sanitation

Water and Sanitation

We work to reduce the rate of diseases caused by dirty water, the result of a lack of adequate infrastructure or its improper use...

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Professional Training

Professional Training

The Ibo Trade School (EOI) is a Project that we created to catalyse development on Ibo. We offer training that focuses on improving young people's employability...

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Food Supply and Gender Equality

Food Supply and Gender Equality

Malnutitrition is one of the most pressing health concerns in the Ibo District. In fact, 51.4% of children between 6 months and 5 years old suffer from chronic malnutrition...

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STORIES

OUR PEOPLE IN IBO: THE TRUE PROTAGONISTS OF OUR PROJECTS

Judite

Judite

Judite works with the IBO Foundation as a Field Technician on the project SEMENTE IBO. She is 30 years old and has three children. Born in Machava (Maputo province), she has lived with her family in Ibo since 1998. She has participated in a variety of courses...

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Abudo

Abudo

Abudo Naoda Mussa Abdala was born in Ibo in 1979, and has always been closely involved in his community's development. In 2008, Abudo started working with the Foundation, organising surveys to gather information about the nutritional situation in the area...

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Eugénia

Eugénia

Eugénia was born in Pemba in 1991, where she studied IT in the Sycamore Services School. Since June 2015, she has been working for the IBO Foundation as an administrator of the Ibo Trade School...

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Casimo

Casimo

Laughter comes easily to Casimo. There are 15 people and two households depending on him. He has two wives and switches between both houses very often. He knows that his job is essential...

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