Mamas for Burundi Association

Unverified non-profit organisation

MAFOBA is a non-profit association (asbl) initiated in 2015 by Burundian girls and women and approved by the Ministry of the Interior, patriotic training and communal development. MAFOBA is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) who works for the promotion of socio-economic rights, peace, leadership, integration, socio-economic reintegration and social cohesion of essentially rural communities.

The target group is particularly women and girls in rural areas, victims of social inequalities and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).


MAFOBA dreams of becoming a flagship organization in Burundi and in the region of the East African Community with a solid structure, stable and dynamic, capable of driving the change in the community and influencing the policies of our country, taking into account in all spheres and by all actors in order to promote and consolidate peace and sustainable development.

Range of action
MAFOBA is a National Organization based in Bujumbura (capital of Burundi) and currently covers 6 of the 18 provinces that make up Burundi, a country in Central Africa and a member of the East African Community (EAC). (See activity MAP)


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Standards and all (5)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Burundi

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Education and training; all (11)

Goods categories

Books & audiovisual; Computer hardware & software; Educational; Shelter & all (6)

Business sectors

Advocacy and legal services; Agriculture and livestock; Aquaculture; Arts and culture; all (12)