In Mid-December 2005, a group mutual friends of journalist Annemie Struyf and photographer Lieve Blancquaert, decided to set up a private Foundation to raise the funds necessary to purchase land, build the orphanage, and to cover the start up costs for the creation of a local network in the Kabondo area. Today, the Board of Directors of four members. Michel Vanholder, Monique Van Nieuwerburgh, Annemie Struyf en Lieve Blancquaert.
The Foundation has been formally in place since January 5th, 2006 with registration number is 878.447.935. The official decree and Board of Directors membership has been published in the Belgian Gazette.