About Us

Our Story

Research and Counselling Foundation for African Migrants (RECFAM) is a NonGovernmental Organization (charity) established in 2004, and officially registered and incorporated in Ghana with Registrar General's Department and Department of Social Welfare with a mission to conduct research, promote safe migration, combat irregular migration, human trafficking/smuggling, protect vulnerable children, empower women/socially marginalized groups, offer entrepreneurship development/skills training programs and counselling/psychosocial services; carry out public policy advocacy, provide sustainable return and reintegration of voluntary returnees’/abused victims, education, advocacy, skill/knowledge transfer, community development initiatives, creating jobs matching platform and building generation of community change-makers towards sustainable development.

The organization was created by a group of experienced educationists, social entrepreneurs, counsellors local/foreign professionals, researchers, social worker, business executives, legal advisors and philanthropists.

RECFAM started in Ghana, and now has registered branches in Cameroon, USA at Colorado & Illinois, Nigeria and still counting.

Our Goal

The goal of RECFAM is to work in close collaboration with various stakeholders - Government and Non-Governmental Organizations locally/internationally to create enabling environment and provide a better sustainable livelihood to our target groups.

To also create/develop pragmatic solutions to address social problems and promote equality, entrepreneurship/ intrapreneurship whilst building the capacity of changemakers for the next generation and harnessing migrants’ technical, financial, manpower, brain drain and social resources towards sustainable development.

Our Vision

To be a beacon of hope for African migrants, victims of trafficking, vulnerable children, socially marginalized groups, women empowerment and community development for the benefit of all.

Our Keys for Development

Teamwork

Desire for excellence

Creativity and encouragemen

Accepting challenges

Right people in the right places

Inter-personal and intra-personal relationships

Innovation and skills acquisition

Sustainable and effective growth planning

Coordination and networking enhancement

Utilization of local wisdom and resources

Stories of change

Our Mission

To research and promote safe migration, combat irregular migration, human trafficking/smuggling, protect vulnerable children, empower women/socially marginalized groups, offer entrepreneurship development/skills training, carry out public policy advocacy, provide education, sustainable return and reintegration, counselling/psychosocial services, skill/knowledge transfer, community development initiatives, creating job matching platform and building generation of community changemakers towards sustainable development without prejudice.

Our Values

Collaboration & Service

Trust

Mutual Respect

Professionalism

Fairness

Creativity & Action

Gender Sensitivity

Cost Efficiency

Integrity

Empathy

Commitment & Participation

Relationships

Transparency & Accountability

Sustainability

Solidarity

Number Speaks

10+

Awards

5+

Countries

50+

Partners

7K+

Trainees

Director's Statement

It's all about human security, human empowerment and human development towards community empowerment and development; Our synergy actions for the benefit of all. The organisation has a cadre of strong, competent and determined workforce - many already trained and eager to instruct others - with the purpose of fulfilling the organisation''s objectives. The organisation's team is built around highly skilled and dedicated workforce using specialised knowledge and information systems to provide a tailored service to meet the special needs of our target audiences. Our excellent Pre and post services to Beneficiaries and Benefactors is our hallmark.
RECFAM
Director

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