the afobe charity About Benik Afobe

Benik Afobe is a forward and number 20 for football club AFC Bournemouth, also representing England at International level. Being of Congolese descent, the East London born athlete has always recognised the granted fortune of having a solid foundation and a supportive family.

The Afobe Foundation, which came about in 2007, aims to build a system and hope for young people suffering as a result to the fatal loss of their parents or guardians by helping as many as possible to have easier access to sanitation, nutrition, education, clean clothing, social care, basic health care, protection and a loving shelter. The Afobe Foundation, which came about in 2007, aims to build a system and hope for young people suffering as a result to the fatal loss of their parents or guardians by helping as many as possible to have easier access to.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


When I donate, where does my money go?

We work on an array of projects in Africa and Europe including providing education, encouraging entrepreneurialism and promoting child rights and safety.

What else can I donate to your cause?

Although we mostly encourage financial donations, we do welcome items of clothing for young people aged 8-18 or education related collectable such as stationery. We also can do with furniture, kitchenware, bedsheets etc. Get in touch to learn where you can send.

What is your mission in a nutshell?

To reinstall happy childhood in the lives of the worlds most vulnerable young orphans by offering safety, nutrition, education, healthcare and loving shelter in order to celebrate them encourage employment.

Where are your offices located?

We have a London based office and as well as in-house offices in Kinshasa, Congo. If you would like further details about plot locations in Congo, please get in touch.

Which members make up the team at The Afobe Foundation?

The Afobe Foundation team is made up of 3 directors with our trustees at The Philanthropy Foundation, 3 part time maintenence volunteers and 3 workers in the Congo. Benik Afobe is the president of the organisation.

OUR FUNDRAISING GOALS


In true sportsmanship, we aim to work towards goals and targets.


Orphanage
75%

Healthcare Centre
23%

School Fees
35%

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