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Situation in Burkina Faso

Situation in Burkina Faso

The situation in Burkina has not changed much since my last blog. A new prime minister has been appointed. He has been a strong supporter of Sankara and it looks like that he is not in place to get rich but to work for Burkina. The army is in the process to recruit...

Situation in Burkina Faso

Situation in Burkina Faso

My last blog was beginning of July, 3 months ago. Even so it is the rainy season in Burkina during those 3 months, projects are still moving on. Time to give an update. Situation in Burkina Faso First the positive side of the news. The rainy season is good this year....

100% success rate at the LAP

100% success rate at the LAP

I am editing a new blog because we have some news to tell! 100% success rate for the 8th year students of the LAP The results of the 4th year students (72%) and of the 6th year (89%) were not bad at all. The 8th year students (final year at the LAP) had a fantastic...

Situation in Burkina Faso

Situation in Burkina Faso

Situation in Burkina You probably heard about the attack on population in the North of Burkina killing hundreds of people. The terrorists aimed mainly at the men. The reason seems that the terrorists did not want the men to join the volunteers whom are defending on...

News from Burkina Faso

News from Burkina Faso

Price of bread in Burkina The bakers association and the government have agreed not to increase the price of the bread. Instead they will decrease the weight of the “miche” from 200g to 160g. I understand that this way of doing things is also happening in Europe and...

Herve is back in Burkina Faso

Herve is back in Burkina Faso

I am back in Burkina since a week. Weather in Burkina It is still warm here but it started to rain the day I arrived in Bobo Dioulasso. Humidity became very high, but temperatures cooled down a bit. Rains are coming with big gusts of wind. Roofs are blown away and...

Herve back in the Netherlands

Herve back in the Netherlands

We are back in the Netherlands, this will be the last blog for this trip. We have left Ouagadougou with 40  ͦC in the evening to 6  ͦC in Amsterdam the next morning. The trip is always a little tiring: about 6 hours of car to Ouagadougou, waiting in Ouagadougou for a...

ASAP is 25 years old! – Launching a campaign for “food”.

ASAP is 25 years old! – Launching a campaign for “food”.

Time flies, the last week of this trip is coming up. The rising temperatures and the increasing humidity are making it difficult to work outside. Ramadan is starting today. I am amazed how people can stop drinking during the whole day in this climate. You have to have...

The week of the container

The week of the container

A welcome rain came Thursday night, cooling the temperature a little bit. Dust is washed from the trees but dirt roads do not improve. Didier and Marie Paule from « A Petits Pas » went back to France after a very busy and fruitful trip. Situation in Burkina Faso...

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