Play Testing in Africa

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Miriam and Francesco are walking in Bob-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) and they cross with a group of kids. The kids start singing “Tubabu! Farafi” (that means “White people! Black people!” in the local language). The song finally converts into a game … Continued

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Mama Africa

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It’s¬†enough to spend a couple of days here to understand the huge contribution of African women to their society. They¬†take care of their kids, transport water from the¬†well to the house, cook for the whole family, sell fruits and vegetables, … Continued

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The Orphanage of Samandeni

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Last Friday we visited the Orphanage of Samandeni, about 40km from Bobo-Dioulasso, during the celebration of the¬†local festival. Supported by the french association “Le Neemier”, the orphanage takes care of 14 wonderful¬†children, and it’s also a reference for the whole … Continued

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The importance of water

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Burkina Faso landscape is mainly dry tropical savanna and it usually looks like this. It may seem desolated but, as soon as water is properly controlled and used, it becomes a fertile land for agriculture and wildlife! Enjoy these pictures¬†of … Continued

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Tubabu! Tubabu!

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Walking home after a long hot day in Bobo, we crossed a mom with two kids.The little girls screamed:”Tubabu! Tubabu!” which is a dioula (the local language) expression for white people.We looked at them and, with a big smile, started … Continued

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Developing the poorest neighborhood

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On¬†Wednesday we visited the Rimkieta neighborhood, one of the poorest of Ouagadougou and, most likely, of the whole world.¬†It’s there that the¬†Friends of Rimkieta Foundation (in Spanish, ‚ÄúFundaci√≥n Amigos de Rimkieta‚ÄĚ – FAR) is based and has operated¬†everyday since 2004. … Continued

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