Burkina Faso ranks 134th out of 137 countries on the poverty scale and the maternal and child mortality rates are among the highest in the world. The literacy rate is approximately 30% and few children attend school past 6th grade. In the village of Konkourona, there are approximately 3000 residents. 

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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,...

Happy Thanksgiving!

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

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...

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