Association Rasine Kaf

President / Director: 
Ghislaine MITHRA-BESSIERE
Address: 
36, chemin Crève-Cœur - Bois-Rouge
97460 Saint-Paul
Reunion
Registration date: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2001
Registration details: 

Details concerning the registration of this association can be found in the Journal Officiel

Status: 
Ongoing
Type: 
Ancestral
Commemorative
Community/social
Cultural
Educational
Scope: 
Regional/local: A smaller organization or association focused on local/regional activities.
Historical overview: 

Based in La Réunion, the association Rasine Kaf campaigns for the preservation and enhancement of La Réunion’s heritage.

Summary of objectives: 

The objectives of the association Rasine Kaf are as follows:

  • To reaffirm the right to speech, memory, identity and culture of slave descendants: « Fyèr de leritaz nout bann zansèt ,nou ve fé sort ali dann fénoir »
  • To rehabilitate the place of Kaf people in La Réunion’s society
  • To restore and establish memorials
  • To protect the environment, and especially heritage-related sites (visible or hidden)
  • To organise actions around research, training, communication and the diffusion of information
Links to other associations: 
Association
Keywords: 
Memories of slavery
Réunion
Réunion identity
Slave ancestry