Burkina Faso

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Improving mother and child health in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: improving health through small-scale interventions
Burkina Faso: food shortages leave families on the brink of crisis
22 فبراير 2013

Burkina Faso: food shortages leave families on the brink of crisis

In early 2012, the food crisis in the Sahel was compounded by the already high rates of malnutrition in the region.
An update on nutrition programmes in the Yagha province
17 أغسطس 2012

An update on nutrition programmes in the Yagha province

A major nutrition project is bring education and support to villages in Burkina Faso.
Communal gardens and animal programmes to support families through the lean season
4 يوليه 2012

Communal gardens and animal programmes to support families through the lean season

Nathalie Bonvin The Yaliyaré garden in Sebba, a village in the Yagha province of Burkina Faso, gives hope to the 25 households who cultivate the land. This garden is part of a collection of sites that are supported by the Spanish Red Cross and the Burkinabé Red Cross, to empower local communities through distributions of seeds and tools, gardening techniques and improvement in local...
Sowing the seeds of a better future in the Sahel
23 مايو 2012

Sowing the seeds of a better future in the Sahel

Habsatou Abdulaye, 53, lives in Niaptana – one of many communities in Burkina Faso which regularly face food crises and where the Red Cross has helped women establish vegetable gardens, which provide a valuable source of nutrition.
Oroukia and the Red Cross create an oasis of hope in the Sahel
15 مايو 2012

Oroukia and the Red Cross create an oasis of hope in the Sahel

by Sarah Oughton In Niaptana, Burkina Faso, the Burkinabe Red Cross Society has set up two women’s groups with community gardens where they grow vegetables that provide a lifeline for families struggling with severe hunger. Niaptana is a remote rural community which can be reached with a long journey through the dusty, arid Sahel. When you arrive at the garden, with its lush vegetables and the...
A family’s fate rests on a few chickens and hope for rain
8 مايو 2012

A family’s fate rests on a few chickens and hope for rain

By Faye Callaghan, in Burkina Faso Bazam Adizeita is putting all her hope in four scrawny chickens. As they scratch around under her bed in the straw hut, it’s hard to share her optimism. Bazam lives in Northern Burkina Faso, in a village called Menzourou. Since the rains failed and insects devoured her crops, she has nothing to feed her eight children. Relying on the charity of friends and...
Time is running out to save young lives in the Sahel
18 أبريل 2012

Time is running out to save young lives in the Sahel

An occasional flutter of his eyelids is the only sign of life in Kinda’s frail, tiny body. At eight months he should weigh around nine kilos. Kinda weighs just five.
Ouilimatou’s story: young and hungry
5 أبريل 2012

Ouilimatou’s story: young and hungry

Ouilimatou Diko, 21 months old, knows little about the bad rainy season, drought and insect infestations which led to poor harvests in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso where he lives, but he does know hunger.
Red Cross scales up response to food crisis in Burkina Faso
29 مارس 2012

Red Cross scales up response to food crisis in Burkina Faso

Before mid-morning it is already hot in Tin Akoff and Mohamed Ingouda, 46, stands patiently in line waiting for his Burkinabe Red Cross food voucher.
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