Wells

Providing clean drinking water at walking distance In the Netherlands we find it normal to drink water from the tap, but in Burkina Faso, things are totally different. The bad water quality often causes health problems. Girls miss school days regularly because they...
Sponsoring students secondary agricultural school (LAP)

Sponsoring students secondary agricultural school (LAP)

Helping children get high school education In 2011, the ASAP Foundation inaugurated an agricultural high school ( LAP), in response to the low level of high school education in Burkina Faso. That level does not match the level of education offered in ASAP’s primary...
Schoolbooks for primary school

Schoolbooks for primary school

Books to help children learn how to read Children in Burkina Faso spend 6 years in primary school. Primary school results in rural areas are not as good as in urban environments. In the cities, the average grade is 80%, in comparison with 55% in villages. There are...
Sanitary facilities

Sanitary facilities

Help build safe sanitary facilities In most villages in Burkina Faso there is a lack of adequate sanitary facilities. The consequence is that villagers often relieve themselves close to their homes, which is bad for the environment. For women and girls, no sanitary...
Micro credit for women

Micro credit for women

Help women create their own small business Access to micro credit helps women set up small businesses. They are very creative in this. They will keep sheep or goats, make shea butter, beer and pies, and sell all of that at the market. Or for example, they will buy 5...

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