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I AM LEGACY

Welcome to the Princess Karen Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development (PKCF).  A foundation privately funded with the intent of improving morale, welfare, locally, nationally and globally.

Our founder, Her Royal Highness Princess Karen, fourth generation granddaughter of Prince Abdulrahman Ibrahim Sori, is the epitome of perseverance. 


Dedicated to changing the world for the better by focusing on affordable healthcare, clean water, air, feeding the hungry and the educating of young girls and women, Princess Karen perseverance is tangible.


At seventeen years old with an inheritance from her grandmother, is where Princess Karen's journey began, leading to Her Highness Princess Karen Chatman, being considered one of the worlds' most honored and recognized humanitarians. 

Since PKCF opened its doors in 2004, we have grown beyond our own expectations.

We grew from having only 200 part-time volunteers to now 25,000 active volunteers worldwide in over 74 countries as of 2022.  In addition, PKCF partners with organizations such as the Red Cross, Red Crescent, and Women's Relief International, to name a few.

PKCF has now broadened its' reach to build a foundation for women and young girls who seek education and accessible healthcare and to those who cannot afford the basic necessities of life.

Please take a journey through our pages and see how you can become a change-maker!

Money is not our focus; our focus is making a difference in the world and partnering with others that shared our same vision. 

 

Susan Lancaster

Vice President of Corporate Affairs

The Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development

 

The Princess Karen Chatman's Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development

Dedicated to Prince Abdul-Rahman ibn Ibrahima Sori (عبد الرحمن ابن ابراهيم سوري

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THE BRIGHT STAR-AGNES THOMPSON

"MY STORY" SCHOLARSHIP FUND

"The solution is within" Prince Abdulrahman Ibrahim Sori

The Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development is pleased to announce the launch of The Bright Star-Agnes Thompson “My Story” Scholarship. The Bright Star Scholarship is funded by the internal PKCF Prince Sori and Isabella Legacy Committee in August of 2022.  


The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at the end of each school year.  To be awarded the Bright Star-Agnes Thompson scholarship “My Story,” the student must first be nominated by one of their teachers or a student that attends the school.

The nominated student must write a 1000-word essay on a subject that is announced once the scholarship nominations have been confirmed, have an exemplary record of good conduct, and that has led by example through volunteering within their communities.

A three-panel committee will determine to whom the scholarship will be awarded.

 

Connecting the World

The Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development (PKC), Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development) is a catalyst, offering a forum that opens the gateway of support to the people who need help across the Globe. Our vision is shared by our corporate partners and individuals like you that want to make a difference.  The Princess Karen Chatman Foundation for Ancestry and Global Development truly believes that; if each person understands and believes that each human being is genetically connected and share ancestry traits a sense of belonging would manifest care. That is why we at PKC Foundation for Ancestry and Global Development, encourage the testing of   Deoxyribonucleic(DNA), Ancestry and Genetic traits, and lineage research as it confirms that we are all connected, all 7 Billion people on the planet. 

Join us as we take on the greatest challenge of all, the uniting of the World.

Ancestry Research and Testing

Through various types of genetic testing, many people have been connected to their family members all over the world. There have been stories told of finding a genetic matches that saved lives through such testing. The intent however of the Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development, is to unite the world and provide resources to people that can not afford, education, clean water, food, or medical treatments. We ask that people join us as we fight to make a way for the seemly impossible through offering your service of charity through volunteering, as we are all connected.

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One Life, One World

It might not seem that a starving child a thousands miles away, whom you don't know should be any of your concern. Give us the opportunity to show you that they are, and how their lives impacts us all.  Call us today and I promise you will understand just how important you are to the survival of the World.

 WE ARE A FAMILY AND WE NEED YOU

We are a family, it does not matter if you are living in Dubai, Kenya, China, the United States or in a village not even on the map.  What happens to our world affects us all.  Through research into ancestry and genetic we are more related that we think.  This type of research is leading to various cures of many diseases. Please join us in the fight to make the world truly united. Volunteer Today!

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IN THE NEWS

THE FOOTSTEPS OF A PRINCE

His Highness Dr. Artemus Gaye and Her Royal Highness, Princess Karen Chatman, visits Center Church in Hartford CT. The two Royals were visiting the church in which their Great Great Grandfather received support to free his two sons from enslavement.  This was an emotional and historical event for both Prince Artemus and Princess Karen.

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THE PRINCE SORI AND ISABELLA SCHOLARSHIP

The Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development is pleased to announce the launch of The Prince Sori and Isabella’s “My Story” Scholarship in August of 2022.  


The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at the end of each school year.  To be awarded the Prince Sori and Isabella scholarship “My Story,” the student must first be nominated by one of their teachers or a student that attends the school.

The nominated student must write a 1000-word essay on a subject that is announced once the scholarship nominations have been confirmed, have an exemplary good conduct record, and lead by example through volunteering within their communities,

A three-panel committee will determine to whom the scholarship will be awarded.

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#THE COVID BE GONE CAMPAGIN

The Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development has teamed up with Royals from around the Globe, to Fight Covid! PKCF and Royals from Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, India, and the Arab nations are dedicated to ensuring that all have access to the COVID vaccine.


The team of Royals are encouraging all of the vaccine manufacturers to provide the vaccine to countries that cannot afford the vaccine by donating or providing the vaccine at an affordable price.

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Lowering the cost of the vaccine will make it more affordable for purchase. The "COVID BE GONE Taskforce" a subsidiary of the "COVID BE GONE" initiative, and its members are in talks with various COVID 19 manufacturers seeking donations to countries that cannot afford to purchase the COVID 19 vaccine. These areas according to Her Highness Princess Karen are the countries most affected by COVID 19 and have the largest number of deaths. If we all work together to fight COVID 19, we are that much closer to ending COVID 19, says Her Royal Highness, Princess Karen Chatman.

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The "BRIGHT STAR" Scholarship

Her Royal Highness Princess Karen will be awarding the Bright Star Scholarship to one 2022 graduating senior residing in an area where the Princess Karen Chatman Foundation of Ancestry and Global Development has a local chapter.


The Bright Star Scholarship was created as a tribute to Princess Karen Chatman's Grandmother Agnus Thompson, who was an advocate for education and the empowerment of others. Agnus Thompson was a member of the Bright Star Baptist Church where she was a teacher dedicated to teaching students the importance of following their dreams.


Please check back frequently for more information on how your student can be considered for the "Bright Star Scholarship"

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THE CHANGE MAKERS

PKCF 2021 INITIATIVES

At Her Royal Highness Princess Karen Chatman, we take pride in every single brand that we work with. From large-scale companies to small and medium size business, we work with a wide range of clients and launch them on the path to success. We enjoy working with each client and we want to show off our work. Check out our portfolio!

 
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VOLUNTEERS ARE OUR BACKBONE

Volunteers are Change Makers!

40 PKCF volunteers donated their time to travel to Europe and Africa to administer COVID vaccines.

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Changing Perceptions through Dialogue

Life can be difficult for females in various parts of the world, as education is frowned upon and often is not available to girls.  PKCF is changing perception by providing education to such communities offering a forum to discuss how education can have a positive impact and value add on the community.

COVID BE GONE

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PKCF, has teamed up with Royal around the Global to fight COVID. Collectively we have pressed on the COVID vaccine manufacturers, to subsidize their cost to those countries whom can not afford the costly vaccine and whom are signficantly at risk of dying from the virus.  PKCF fighting to make a difference!

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama.