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.
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.
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
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.