About us

Our Foundation works in Belgium with a team of voluntary employees and in Benin with a professional local team. Both teams guarantee a sound organization and realization of the projects. This operation has a history of more than 35 years and began with the dream of Hubi & Vinciane, a dream that tragically ended for them but that we do not want to deny you. Read our story

Our teams in Benin and Belgium jointly formulated our vision for sustainable regional development in Benin and our mission 2020-2030.

Our Story

The Hubi & Vinciane Foundation was established in 1982 in memory of Dr. Hubi (Hubert) Adriaens and his fiancée Vinciane Van Assche. Both were killed during a return trip from Benin to Belgium. Their "dream" for Benin was continued by their families through the Foundation.

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Mission, Vision and Strategy

The Hubi & Vinciane Foundation wants to realize the young couple's dream in a sustainable way: “A better world for everyone”. The Foundation strives for integral development and focuses on the problem of malnutrition through 3 major pillars: health care, education and entrepreneurship with a focus on agriculture and food supply.

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Our Team in Benin

The Foundation has been recognized as a Benin NGO since 2009 and thus received an "Accord de siège" in Benin. The Foundation also employs a number of local people in Benin.

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Our Team in Belgium

Since its foundation in 1982, the Hubi & Vinciane Foundation has operated thanks to volunteers. The various governing bodies and working groups monitor all activities and their efficiency.

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