The average life expectancy of 56 years is very low compared to the worldwide average of 71 years.

The NSEF is committed, with the support of its partners, to developing its community educational programme with a view to improving the living standards of vulnerable Guinea-Bissau community.

In social terms, the NSEF is supporting on addressing issues such as basic education, youth unemployment, gender inequality, primary health care and quality food production. Therefore NSEF will provide opportunity for a quality education and support to the Guinea-Bissau community in order to fulfill the people's potentials.

On the domain of economic, many reports show that the weak infrastructure of the country, the nonexistence of relevant business tissue, and the lack business environment strongly affects the entrepreneurship incentives in the country. However, Guinea-Bissau still possesses propitious conditions to promote the deployment of Public-Private Partnerships encouraging structural projects such as those developed by NSEF to support sustainable development in the country.

We recognize that the life expectancy has been negatively affected by the significant levels of poverty in Guinea-Bissau.

We seek to unlock the potential of Guinea-Bissau and its people.

We use Active Guinea-Bissau Impact Hub pilot projects aiming to reach maximum number of family members to the educational programmes and moving them towards employability. There are various targets and outcomes for the Active Guinea-Bissau Impact Hub projects in Africa and abroad for the Guinea-Bissau community.

Education is at the centre of the NSEF poverty reduction strategy for the Guinea-Bissau Community.

NSEF poverty reduction work.

Thus, the NSEF demonstrated ability in the creation and development of a multitude of projects to address numerous identified problems in different areas in Guinea-Bissau’s society justifies support, sponsorships and partnerships of public and private entities for their execution, without which the Foundation's own means would prove inadequate.