Latin America and the Caribbean

Support for philanthropists wishing to get involved with projects of public interest in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Strengthening actors in Latin America and the Caribbean in key sectors such as health, training and the economy is something that the King Baudouin Foundation contributes to, thanks to the involvement of philanthropists and donors. We support local actors, individuals and organisations that contribute to the development of their country. In order to increase our impact, we work with other partners and philanthropic organisations, including KBFUS and KBF CANADA.

  • we support individuals, organisations and businesses that wish to contribute to improving the living conditions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • we support individuals and local organisations
  • and we allocate loans and bank guarantees to actors in civil society. You can find further information in our sub-programme Businesses for development.

Latin America and the Caribbean is part of the programme International


Soccer Without Borders

Soccer Without Borders (SWB) – Nicaragua: sport as a catalyst for education

SWB uses football as a means to develop girls’ leadership, improve their school results, and strengthen their socio-emotional skills.

Oeuvres belgo-colombienne de l'enfance

Llaneritos kindergarten in a disadvantaged neighbourhood of Umabari, Villavicencio, Colombia.

The kindergarten provides age-related training, medical support, monitoring and food to 300 undernourished children, of which some 20 are from Venezuelan refugee families.


Transforming reality with training in communication for traumatised youngsters, Colombia.

Developing a holistic educational strategy for Benposta and constant reflection for victims of violence through assertive communication and peaceful relationships.

Funds and philanthropic tools

Instituto Terra (Fund)

Fostering sustainable development through environmental restoration programs and reforestation in Brazil, and supporting education and training programmes.

Friends of the Belgian-Colombian Children's Work (Fund)

Support the protection and education of vulnerable Colombian children and adolescents.

Santo Tomás (Friends of Fund)

Philanthropists are strengthening the bonds of friendship between the people of Mol and of Nicaragua's Santo Tomás with projects that encourage the self-development of local peop…