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Happy Thanksgiving from Konkourona!

Life in the remote village of Konkourona, Burkina Faso, is hard, but it has improved dramatically over the past 4 years. We are extremely...

Nov 24, 2023

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Dengue fever hits Burkina Faso!

KAFO President, Dr. Jules Millogo, speaks out about dengue Burkina Faso's health ministry confirmed that one of the deadliest dengue...

Oct 21, 2023

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The new school year has begun!

The village of Konkourona celebrated the tremendous successes in education from the past 4 years by enrolling a record number of students...

Oct 15, 2023

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We are building a vaccination facility!

The United Nations estimates that the average life expectancy in Burkina Faso is just over 60 years, which is well below the highest life...

Sep 4, 2023

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Health Center capacity is growing!

Approximately 1.5 million people lose their lives to vaccine-preventable diseases every year, making vaccines one of the most...

Sep 4, 2023

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We have a new record!

Two weeks ago, 50 students travelled from Konkourona to a neighboring village in the back of the KAFO/MSN tricycle trailer to take the...

Jun 24, 2023

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Look at them go!

Mothers mobilize to fill in the foundation for the middle school floor with sand, bucket by bucket. Once it is mostly filled, cement will...

May 7, 2023

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Let the games begin!

Cards and games were purchased for the Konkourona library this week at the request of the Library Manager, Issaka Ramde. Children filled...

Apr 9, 2023

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The Health Center is flourishing!

Nadia, new nurse in Health Center The Sandia Millogo Health and Social Promotion Center has been opened for almost two months now and it...

Feb 13, 2023

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Happy New Year!

Larissa, thriving middle school student There is so much to celebrate at KAFO as we begin a new year. We have big plans for 2023, but...

Jan 4, 2023

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Healthy baby girl!

The new Sandia Millogo Health and Social Promotion Center in Konkourona, named after the mother of KAFO's President, Dr. Jules Millogo,...

Dec 22, 2022

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I received a picture of the weekend hours at the community library in Konkourona early this morning (below) and I have been thinking...

Nov 25, 2022

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People of Konkourona

Burkinabe photographer, Warren Saré, visited Konkourona in September to document the progress being made as a result of development...

Oct 9, 2022

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Hope spreads in Konkourona!

KAFO President, Dr. Jules Millogo, traveled to Konkourona for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began to meet with leaders of...

Sep 16, 2022

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Medical equipment arrives!

Newlyweds, Irène Millogo and Benjamin Adabrah (Ben), worked tirelessly to clear administrative hurdles preventing release of a shipment...

Aug 27, 2022

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Student success continues!

Students climbed into our KAFO/MSN construction vehicle to be transported by KAFO Program Director, Victorien Millogo, to another village...

Jul 3, 2022

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Health center is approved!

We are thrilled to announce that the Minister of Health has just approved the new health center we helped build in Konkourona!!! ...

Jun 10, 2022

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Preparing for rain!

Digging has begun in Konkourona to prepare for the trees to be planted for reforestation in the rainy season from June to September....

May 22, 2022

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Big plans for 2022!

The medical equipment and supplies for the new health center in Konkourona made it to the port in Accra, Ghana 4 weeks ago, from West...

Apr 10, 2022

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Progress continues!

A delegation from Burkina Faso's Ministry of Health visited Konkourona in February and met with village leaders (below) to discuss the...

Mar 5, 2022

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Message from President

You may have seen news about the President of Burkina Faso being overthrown by the military. Many of you have contacted KAFO to ask...

Mar 5, 2022

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Shipment was sent!

I had the great fortune to work with many people from Project c.u.r.e. over the past 10 months to prepare for shipment of medical...

Jan 22, 2022

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Health center almost finished!

Hundreds of hard working people gathered to clean the grounds around their brand new maternal and child center, primary care center,...

Jan 2, 2022

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Family and friends from Merck & Co., Inc., the Souderton-Telford Rotary Club, and Care and Share Thrift Shoppes came together this week...

Jan 2, 2022

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Back to school!

School typically starts in October in Burkina Faso, but sixth grade students and their teacher started one month early this year, with...

Sep 30, 2021

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Village Leaders Travel to Mali

Victorien Millogo, KAFO's Field Program Director and Mami Siara N'a's Vice President (in blue), traveled to Mpakasso, Mali with Moussa...

Aug 30, 2021

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Health Access is on the Horizon

Everyday, great progress is made on the construction of the health center in Konkourona. As the team in Konkourona continues to work...

Jul 17, 2021

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Students in Konkourona are Thriving!

Congratulations to the Konkourona Primary School Graduating Class of 2021! History was made again this year when 33 students passed the...

Jul 17, 2021

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We have water!

Unbelievable progress continues in Konkourona! After drilling down into the earth twice unsuccessfully, the third time was a charm! A...

Apr 1, 2021

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The search for water has begun!

Big things are happening in Konkourona! Mami Siara Na submitted the application to the Burkina Faso government which will allow the...

Feb 4, 2021

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