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2016 Burkina Day 4: Afternoon at The General Meeting

2016 Burkina Day 4: Afternoon at The General Meeting

Après-midi du Jour 4 : L’assemblée générale 10 Janvier 2016 Il est difficile de dire ce qui est le plus important dans une visite complète et complexe comme celle-ci, mais certainement l’un des événements les plus importants est l’assemblée générale de nos bénéficiaires, aujourd’hui, à Ouagadougou. Sur

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2016 Burkina Day 3: Sonya and Natacha

2016 Burkina Day 3: Sonya and Natacha

Matin du Jour 4 – Sonya et Natacha 10 Janvier 2016 C’est dimanche, et à l’Hôtel Karité Bleu, j’ai droit à un croissant en plus du pain et à une papaye au lieu d’une banane. J’ai adoré. Je ne l’avais pas vu la grue à crête qui

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2016 Burkina Days 1 & 2: Paris to Ouagadougou

2016 Burkina Days 1 & 2: Paris to Ouagadougou

Jours 2 et 3 – de Paris à Ouagadougou 8-9 Janvier 2016 Le père Albert a été envoyé par le Burkina Faso dans notre petite ville de Saint-Quay-Portrieux pour un bref séjour dans les années 1990. Gilberte and Jean-Claude, qui nous ont vendu leur maison de Saint-Quay,

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2015 Burkina Day 22 & 23

Days 22 and 23, Thursday and Friday, 29 and 30 January 2015 Our last two days in Burkina started with a visit to the secondary school Wend Manegda, where Josiane Nana was in her last year. She is candidate number 10 of 10 being supported by Solidarité

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2015 Burkina Day 21

Day 21, Wednesday, 28 January 2015 My friend Janice sent me a brochure on women’s clothing produced by a Swedish designer, Gudrun Sjoden, inspired by the colors and styles of Burkina Faso. Many of the photos were taken at a farm run by a Danish woman, Else

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2015 Burkina Day 20

Day 20, Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Lydie Diatto has been monitoring Pélagie Yaméogo for a couple of years now. She sent her son through 2iE and she knows the ropes. She accompanied me today. Our first stop was Kamboinsé, the suburban campus of 2iE. The dormitories for

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2015 Burkina Day 19

Day 19, Monday, 26 January 2015 Today it was Awa Moussa’s turn to accompany me. She’s not a member of l’ABFEDU, but she is Christiane’s assistant at the office and we pay her to manage our books two days a week. Together we went to the Centre

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2015 Burkina Day 18

Day 18, Sunday, 25 January 2015 This morning we were going to visit the village of Haoua’s father, where she conducted her sesame experiment. It was well outside Ouaga; it took us an hour and a quarter to get there on very narrow tracks. En route, we

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