Seeking more future transformers.

It is that time, where in both the UK and Burkina Faso, students begin to think about the new school year. A good education can transform opportunities and change the future for a young person, yet. tragically. many students in Burkina Faso will not get that chance. ...

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The results are in

Accurate and timely diagnosis can be critical to effective care and treatment of diseases, but in many medical centres in Burkina Faso, this can be a challenge. The laboratory and testing facilities can be many kilometres away and, with limited and expensive transport...

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Food technology at the Stafford Centre

A new school garden has started to transform lives in Burkina Faso. The primary school at the Stafford Centre, outside Ouagadougou, is also home to 50 orphans. The newly opened  'high tech' school garden, funded by UK donations, is already making a huge difference in...

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June newsletter published.

With the latest news from our projects in Burkina Faso, as well as reports on cake eating in Edinburgh with a giraffe, our latest newsletter is out today. You can download a copy of our 17 06 Newsletter by clicking on the link, or, to receive future editions direct to...

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Cake for Burkina

Over 60 people recently came together in Edinburgh to eat cake and raise funds for our work. An afternoon tea, held in a local church hall, raised over £700 for our work to transform lives in Burkina Faso.  A spread of cakes and other goodies tempted those attending,...

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A home fit for the best

High quality education needs high quality teachers and we are working to attract the best. Encouraging good teachers to work in rural schools can, however, be a challenge.  Village life can appear tough for families more used to the amenities often available in the...

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Water is life

How much for a safe, accessible supply of water for your family? For many communities in Burkina Faso, nearly 50% of the country's 18 million people in fact, finding clean water for their families is a daily struggle; one that can take many hours each day as villagers...

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Lighten up, its exam season!

Exam season is fast approaching for the pupils in our schools in Burkina Faso. For students everywhere this can be a stressful time of year; with the prospect of long hours spent poring over revision.  For many preparing for exams in the rural schools we support,...

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March 2017 newsletter is out

Our March 2017 newsletter is out today, with news and updates from our projects in Burkina Faso. Copies will be dropping into letterboxes and in boxes for those who have requested it, but you can also download it here. If you do not currently receive our regular...

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