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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