Transforming lives, a continuing story.

Transforming lives, a continuing story.

When we introduced Ruth Gumbiou to supporters nearly four years ago, she was new to our bursary scheme and beginning on her adventure of school. Now, in the last year of her primary school studies, Ruth (pictured with her mother) has received the pecious gift of...

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Doubling our money, thanks to literacy training

Doubling our money, thanks to literacy training

Up to 70% of Burkina Faso's population have never had the opportunity to learn to read and write.  Those most effected tend to be adults in rural areas, with the lack of these basic skills putting them at a disadvantage in many asxpcts of daily life. Through our local...

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Getting their ‘five a day’

Getting their ‘five a day’

Students at the Stafford Centre have reported a harvest of nearly a tonne of fresh, organic vergetables from their school garden over the last academic year. Using a drip feed irrigation system linked to a solar powered pump, year round production has meant a regular...

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Read all about it

Read all about it

Our latest newsletter is on its way to supporters; so please keep an eye on your mail box on in box over the next few days. With news from our projects, updates from Burkina Faso and developments in the UK, we hope you find it both informative and encouraging. There...

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We are hiring

We are hiring

We are looking for a new Chief Executive Officer to help us take the work of Transform Burkina forward. After nearly six years in the role, Kevin Lawrence, our current Executive Officer, is steppng back (although he will be staying involved with our work).  Please...

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A MAD welcome

A MAD welcome

Over the last few months we have been talking to MAD (Make a Difference) Group, another UK charity committed to similar work to Transform Burkina, As a result, we have agreed, from the beginning of 2020, to 'pool our resources' and work together to transform more...

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Christmas shopping for Burkina Faso

Christmas shopping for Burkina Faso

We can't promise you glossy adverts, fancy packaging or even snow; but buying a 'present' this Christmas for the people of Burkina Faso will, we can promise, transform lives. Whether it is providing supplies of clean, accessible water, life saving medicines or a...

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Sewing the seeds of a transformed future

Sewing the seeds of a transformed future

28 young people have just celebrated the successful completion of our most recent 'Job Booster' training course. Offered as part of our aim to improve livelihoods in Burkina Faso, the training in sewing was a mixture of practical learning and classroom based study,...

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New library to give a window on the world

New library to give a window on the world

Soulyale School in Burkina Faso can feel 'cut off' from the wider world at times.  There is no tarmac road in to the community, an erratic mobile signal and no mains electricity or broadband. However, we are determined to give pupils at the school access to...

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Food for our health clinic is on the way

Food for our health clinic is on the way

Building work is progressing well on the latest improvements to the health clinic we support on the edge of Ouagadougou.. The new dining room and kitchen, pictured here under construction, should be finished in the next few weeks, allowing patients and their families...

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4 weeks ago

Were pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Giving Africa, which means that over the next couple of years well be taking over several of their projects involving education in Burkina Faso, involving both schools and vocational and agricultural training centres.

Its a major expansion in the number of projects were involved in at Transform Burkina, so your support is valued even more than ever.

To discover more about what we do or to support us financially follow this link: www.transformburkina.org.uk 

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We're pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Giving Africa, which means that over the next couple of years we'll be taking over several of their projects involving education in Burkina Faso, involving both schools and vocational and agricultural training centres.

It's a major expansion in the number of projects we're involved in at Transform Burkina, so your support is valued even more than ever.

To discover more about what we do or to support us financially follow this link: www.transformburkina.org.uk

www.givingafrica.org
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1 month ago

This week girls from Bethel School restarted their programme of ‘inspirational visits’ to meet the woman who is Head of Secondary Education for the north of Burkina Faso.

This week girls from Bethel School restarted their programme of ‘inspirational visits’ to meet the woman who is Head of Secondary Education for the north of Burkina Faso. ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

In Burkina Faso, only 38% of the population can read and write ( the third lowest in the world ), but were trying to do something about that.

This is Judith. She goes to school in a village in the north of the country and one of our supporters covers the costs of her education.

If youre interested in sponsoring a child on our bursary scheme then get in touch with us: jonny@transformburkina.org.uk

In Burkina Faso, only 38% of the population can read and write ( the third lowest in the world ), but we're trying to do something about that.

This is Judith. She goes to school in a village in the north of the country and one of our supporters covers the costs of her education.

If you're interested in sponsoring a child on our bursary scheme then get in touch with us: jonny@transformburkina.org.uk
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5 months ago

Theres an interesting website that compares different countries, so heres the comparison between the UK and Burkina Faso:

There's an interesting website that compares different countries, so here's the comparison between the UK and Burkina Faso: ... See MoreSee Less

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Interesting comparison. Not sure that spending 98.96% less on health care should be green though!

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"There is no greater happiness than living in what you've built yourself."

Three bedrooms, two living rooms, three bathrooms - and check out that balcony! Ethiopian Abinet Tadesse loved his truck, and he also needed somewhere to live. So the solution was clear 🏡🚚

More about what we do and why we do it at https://www.transformburkina.org.uk/about-2/ https://www.transformburkina.org.uk/about-2/

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