Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society is a registered non-profit society that came about as a result of experienced social worker, human services worker, mental health professionals, Early Childhood Educators, Settlement workers, health professional, career development practitioner, educator, clinical therapist, and non-profit professionals, who saw the need of having a catalyst (BIES), which would empower, spark awareness, include disempowered families and persons with a disabilities in our community.

As a society, we value togetherness, inclusion, respect, empowerment, fostering dialogue, sharing knowledge and supporting the most vulnerable regardless of their age, race, religion or political affiliation. BIES, would strive to serve as a hub for partnerships, inclusion, and multiculturalism.


We are here to support persons with a disability, the most vulnerable who speak English or French and other languages through collaboration, strategic advocacy, specialized support, active inclusion, partnerships, and robust community outreach!

How We Support:

  • By providing valuable work experience to the vulnerable and persons with a disability

  • Building self esteem and confidence

  • Reducing Isolation and cultural shock

  • Encouraging, inclusion, volunteerism and promoting entrepreneurship spirit

  • Organizing events meant to promote integration, inclusion, dialogue, family relationships, healthy lifestyle, community spirit and a sense of belonging amongst the most vulnerable regardless of race, age, culture, religion or heritage.

  • Promoting education, culture, arts, recreation, entrepreneurship, capacity building, communication, technology, health, and reduction of poverty by providing common-sense solutions to the most in need!

Why Do We Do It Now

Many organizations offer services which address job needs and settlement, whereas Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society uses an inclusive strategy, that focuses on empowerment, modern technology, entrepreneurship, communication, innovation, social responsibility, accountability, education and self-sustaining solution driven by proven research and capacity of involved in our programs. B.I.E.S also consider providing skills as vital when delivering services to individuals in our community.

How We Do It

Through our bilingual programming such as Inclusive Sports and recreation for children, Youth Everlasting Seeds, Women’s Initiative Network, Computer Literacy and English Support, French Literacy, Referrals, Sharp Employment Training, Specialized Employment Program for Persons with a disability, Volunteering services and Free Services to non-profit organization programs!

We sincerely appreciate the generous support over the years of ( Vancity Community Credit Union, Canada, City of Surrey, Edith Lando Foundation, Kenny Foundation, Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, Jump Start Canada, The province of BC, Solid State Community Industries and Moveon Consulting and Arbitrations. Baobab could not have come this far without your generous dedication to the most vulnerable, persons with diverse abilities,  and in seeing our strengths as a niche and community champion. Once more thank you!!!

10326 Whalley Blvd, Surrey, BC V3T 4H4


778 791 9117