The Friends of Burkina Faso

Les Amis du Burkina Faso

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Kwilga Bridges to Current Burkina PCV's Blogs (Other Burkina Faso Friends Blogs)
Peace Corps in Burkina Faso
Lambs for School video
Noon Meals Improves Girls' Learning Video
T-Shirt Order Form (PDF)
Membership Form (PDF)
Recent Returnee Membership form
Lambs for School Project Certificate
Lambs for School Project Holiday Certificate
FBF Grant Proposal Guidelines (English Manual)
FBF Grant Proposal Guidelines (Francais Manuel)

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Post secondary students studying medicine, law and midwifery thanks to FBF scholarships.

Beginning in 2010, in partnership with the Milton & Beatrice Wind Foundation and the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas (FAWCO), FBF began supporting scholarships for post secondary education for girls in northern Burkina Faso.  In the past three years, in collaboration with our partners, we have supported 33 scholarships.  GlobalGiving has also become a partner to this project.  We offer scholarships in primary teacher training (approximately $1600), State nursing and midwifery training (approximately $3500) and university education (approximately $9400).  Actual costs in US dollars are dependent upon exchange rates.   All girls have been successful in their training.

To donate to the Post secondary Training/Education for Girls Project, please visit our Donations page to give via PayPal or download our paper Donation form; or go to www.globalgiving.org/projects/post-secondary-education-for-girls-in-burkina-faso.   For additional information, contact Suzanne Plopper at smplopper@aol.com.

 

Post secondary students in teacher training, thanks to FBF scholarships.

Post secondary students studying nursing, thanks to FBF scholarships.