ASAP was founded in 1997 by Hervé Millet, following a 40-year long exchange of letters with his pen pal Jean Millogo in Burkina Faso. Hervé secured an arrangement between a village and the government of Burkina Faso. If the inhabitants of Fina village built a medical clinic themselves, the government would send a nurse. To have their own badly needed clinic was a longtime wish of the villagers.
What makes ASAP unique is that it insists on the involvement of villagers in order to achieve sustainable development. The funds required to run the foundation are kept as low as possible, which means that ASAP devotes 95 % of raised funds to projects in Burkina Faso!
This is the last blog for this trip. Visitors For a few days we had the visit of Frank and his daughter Stephanie. Frank has a company in The Netherlands called “Blue Wonder”. He has decided to sponsor manual water pumps produced by the association FAIRWATER called...read more
News about the LAP There was a bit of stress at the LAP since it was exam time for the 40 fourth year students (20 girls and 20 boys). Students need to be successful at this exam if they want to keep studying in secondary schools. Results came out Tuesday and 29 out...read more
Another 2 weeks in Burkina before going back to The Netherlands where I will spent the all month of July. Women microcredit This week we had 2 trips to villages to check list of women for microcredit. It is a rather hard work with the heat, the women are not...read more
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We can always use office supplies for our office in Burkina Faso! Also clothing is very welcome.
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Beautiful bronze sculptures created by renowned artists. The proceeds benefit our Foundation!
The ASAP Foundation is an accredited charity. That means that we meet strict quality requirements. Supervisor CBF checks this on a regular basis. So you can be sure that we are accountable, contribute to a better world and handle every euro with care. Would you like to know more about accredited charities and making a donation? Please go to geefgerust.nl.