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Secondary Agricultural School (LAP)

Secondary Agricultural School (LAP)

Situation In Burkina The situation of the Corona virus in Burkina is stable with between 100 and 150 cases per day. There is an average of 10% of the tests which is positive. More than 75% of the tests are for travel authorization. The limited number of tests makes us...

Season Greetings from Burkina

Season Greetings from Burkina

After only a few contaminations in March April, a new wave of contamination of COVID is also happening in Burkina since December. The election in November and the end of the year have created a lot of movement of people. There are between 150 and 250 cases per day....

COVID-19 in Burkina

COVID-19 in Burkina

COVID-19 in Burkina Burkina Faso is also having an increase of the COVID-19 cases. The numbers do not compare with what we have, but from 10 to 20 cases per day, it is now more around 100 cases per day(320 on the 12th). Let us hope that those official numbers are...

Creating new jobs in Burkina Faso

Creating new jobs in Burkina Faso

Investments to create jobs or to create wealth Nowadays, everything has to be fast: cooking with the microwave (preferably prepared meals), travelling from one point to another… It is also the same for wealth. It has to be built fast mainly through speculation. Value...

Black Friday and Giving Tuesday

Black Friday and Giving Tuesday

During confinement, with a minimum of social contacts and outings, time can feel like it is dragging. Younger people, being less vulnerable to the virus, do not understand the reduction of their freedom. Let’s hope soon a solution will be found which will permit a...

Lunches at primary school in Burkina Faso

Lunches at primary school in Burkina Faso

It seems that COVID 19 does not have the same level of contamination in Burkina Faso that we can see in Europe. Why? No real explanation yet, but it makes it difficult for local people to believe in the pandemic which is understandable. Next Sunday there will be...

Water access in villages

Water access in villages

It is difficult to make any planning with the current situation of the pandemic. On the other end it is also not healthy to just keep moaning and get depressed. One of the solutions that Claire (our daughter) is using to be positive is to cherish “short” happy...

Beekeeping project in Burkina Faso

Beekeeping project in Burkina Faso

With the coronavirus, there is a lot of contradictory information. One of them is regarding the use of masks. Even though it seems obvious to me that it can only help to protect people, others think that they have the right not to wear them… In the Netherlands it took...

Success story of a scholarship student

Success story of a scholarship student

We are back in The Netherlands. A very different climate giving us a bit of  difficulties to acclimatize. The timing of our next trip is very much linked to the Corona virus situation and the presidential elections planned for November 22nd. Balance of Scholarships...

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