The Be Foundation (TBF) is a globally-connected, community-based organisation centred on Barbuda. TBF works to restore and empower the community, strengthen services to meet the needs of Barbudans, build networks of opportunity, and transform lives.
The passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, impacted the island of Barbuda and the lives of Barbudans in significant and unprecedented ways. The storm unearthed wide-spread challenges to restoration, yet heightened the resolve of this strong community to press forward towards a promising future.
Barbuda is poised to move forward stronger than it was before, with the vision and voices of Barbudans at the centre of its development.
We believe that...
MEET OUR TRUSTEES
Our Trustee collective comprises of experts with backgrounds and experience in project management, food, farming and agriculture, healthcare, education, community mobilisation and community empowerment, digital information technology, marketing, financial transparency and economic accountability, and legal affairs.
Our Trustees are changemakers, who embody the foundation’s vision and operate collaboratively to lead these processes which enable us to do what we do:
Empower the voices of Barbudans to advocate for social change.
Identify global opportunities for community involvement.
Engage organisations, community leaders, and citizens to ensure authentic participation and shared decision-making.
Fundraising and resource mobilisation.
Gain access to advance capital investment and business growth.