“I hold every man a debtor to his profession, from the which as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves by way of amends to be a help and ornament thereunto.” Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Every journey starts with a small step
Hard work leads to success
Leadership and direction are essential
Seek clarity and resolution of problems
Dedication and commitment always”
Modern equivalents are… Latin Words of Wisdom... A minimis incipe
Per ardua ad astra
Domine dirige nos
Certum ex incertis
Ad finem fidelis
“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” Winston Churchill “The history of knowledge is a great fugue in which the voices of the nations one after the other emerge.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “It is never too late to start doing what is right.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Buffin Foundation

Dedicated to the support and advocacy of social and economic development issues.

To carry out it’s mission, The Buffin Foundation is actively engaged in philanthropy, international diplomacy, and sponsoring research, in order to achieve progress in a number of areas of social and economic policy around the world.

The Foundation derives its mission and inspiration from the following United Nations documents:

Signed on 26 June 1945, this document sets out the rights and obligations of Member States and establishes the principal organs and procedures of the United Nations. READ DOCUMENT

Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, this document sets out fundamental human rights to be universally protected.  LEARN MORE

These goals aim to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all and address many global challenges such as poverty, inequality, climate change, and more. LEARN MORE

Together these United Nations statements define the scope of global social and economic development opportunities to which The Buffin Foundation is dedicated.

Foundation Activities Include: