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Coronavirus in Burkina

This is my last blog for this trip, written in The Netherlands. Because of the coronavirus, Eugenie managed to book me for a flight last Friday (10 days early). Upon arrival we found out that this was no doubt Aire France’s last flight since Burkina was shutting down...

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Again news from Burkina Faso

In Burkina, according to the authorities, there are 3 cases of corona virus. With all the news coming from other countries, people here are getting nervous. The health care system is not the best. Lets hope that it does not spread. Here no panic about toilet paper,...

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News from Burkina Faso

News from Burkina Faso In Burkina temperature is rising both in the air and among the people. The government wants more money and it is trying to put a tax on “allowances” mainly for civil servants. Today most civil servants have a base salary and many “allowances”...

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The gardening project in Nefrelaye

The Harmattan wind is bringing a lot of dust in the air which in its turn brings a lot of respiratory difficulties. Also temperatures are rising. We have around 38°C in the day and around 24°C at night. Back to the gardening project in Nefrelaye In a previous blog I...

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Another blog from Herve Millet

Another week flew by. The government has announced elections for the president and the parliament for the 20 November 2020. A lot of people doubt that they will be held because of the security situation. Maison de la Femme of Sidi 2  This village is one of the 3...

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Projects in the village of Nefrelaye

This week was busy week. Among the activities was a lot of cleaning of our administration which is not my favorite task. But we had a very good visit to the village of Nefrelaye where I could enjoy the day. Some projects in the village of Nefrelaye Nursery school...

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Herve back in Burkina Faso

I am back in Burkina since about 10 days for about 9 weeks. The dry season has started since November last year and will be going on until may this year. It is a period when herds are moving from north west part of Burkina towards the south east part. Those herds can...

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Last blog from Herve this year

We are back in The Netherlands since yesterday, welcomed by a cold rain. For iron, to harden it, it is first heated then plunged in cold water. For people, coming from 37oC to a rainy 4oC does not make you stronger. Marketing 101 We  developed a project for a bakery...

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Too much rain and a new nursery school

Too much rain The rainy season started rather late this year. It seems that it will stop late as well. Since one week it has been raining almost every day. I had never seen as much rain as I saw yesterday. It kept pouring and pouring down. With so much rain, travels...

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