Stories tagged with Burkina Faso

Dec 12, 2016 BF Burkina Faso
A wonderful night under the stars in the small village of Tiebele - thanks to new my best friend the mosquito net!


I have explored the Macchu Picchu in Peru and witnessed the tranquil peace of temples in Bagan, Myanmar. I have visited the bustling city of Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have seen the breathtaking Ajmer Palace in India.

But I’d never been to Africa. And never yet to a country that ranked 183 out of 187 on the UNDP Human Development Index in 2014.

So when arriving in... Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2016 BF Burkina Faso
October 2016.
Three people, one car, and a long day ahead. For the first time of my fellowship here, I will be out of Ouagadougou, for the first time I will be meeting borrowers’ groups. And no less than 4 are scheduled today! I feel so excited to finally be out there meeting Kiva’s and Microstart’s borrowers!


First borrowers' visit out in the field!


Fast forward… October 2016, at the end of a very long day. Three people. One car. 3 chickens.

MY chickens.
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