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Refugees and news about agricultural school in Burkina Faso

Refugees and news about agricultural school in Burkina Faso

This will be my last blog until September. Hopefully then I will be able to go back to Burkina Faso. Let’s hope for the best. It is supposed to be the rainy season but the rains are not on schedule. AS if Instability and COVID-19 are not enough, a draught would be...

Activities in Burkina Faso

Activities in Burkina Faso

Some short news about the activities in Burkina Project to equip women in villages with masks and soap This project funded by Wilde Ganzen and ASAP is to equip the women coming to the local medical center with soaps and masks. The implementation of this project has...

Message of the director of the nursery school of Fina

Message of the director of the nursery school of Fina

Message of the director of the nursery school of Fina My name is Dokalo Sanou. I was born in 1977 in the village of Soungalodaga where I did my primary studies. All my secondary studies were done in Bobo Dioulasso. After my secondary studies I followed a two-year...

Message de Abdoulaye Gandema (Bronze sculptor)

Message de Abdoulaye Gandema (Bronze sculptor)

When you are used to traveling without any limitation, this period starts to be long. This long time away from Burkina forces me to reflect more on the best ways to delegate. Not an easy task!!! Message de Abdoulaye Gandema (Bronze sculptor) After a short stay in...

A word from Odile the director of APPA, our office in Burkina Faso

A word from Odile the director of APPA, our office in Burkina Faso

News from Burkina Faso As for COVID-19, the news is not very precise. The vagueness is no doubt wanted by the government. A few new cases are announced daily, but without further details. The roads have reopened and people can move around again without constraints....

News from Burkina Faso

News from Burkina Faso

No major news out of Burkina in the past week. The confinement has been stopped with the obligation to wear a mask and to respect the social distancing in public places. Next week is the end of the Ramadan, Muslims in Burkina will be able to celebrate Eid el-Fitr...

News about masks production

News about masks production

I was planning to go back to Burkina early June, but I guess this will not happen. The primary- and secondary schools in Burkina will, after several changes, only open on June 1st. This is only for students in an exam year. So I will try to give you some news about...

Special blog about coronavirus and health care in Burkina Faso

Special blog about coronavirus and health care in Burkina Faso

The Coronavirus has reached Burkina Faso a well. There are cases in several cities. Three  government ministers and the US ambassador to Burkina have been diagnosed. There is only one center where the test for coronavirus can be done, at the “centre Muraz” in Bobo...

Coronavirus in Burkina

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...

Again news from Burkina Faso

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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