#Burkina Faso

  • Article: Hunger in Central Sahel Rising at Alarming Rate as Conflict Intensifies

    Hunger in Central Sahel Rising at Alarming Rate as Conflict Intensifies

    From Voice of America|Feb. 3, 2020

    Nearly 5 million people are expected to be pushed into hunger by June, according to the UN. Read more

  • Article: Children Suffer as Violence Surges in Sahel: UNICEF

    Children Suffer as Violence Surges in Sahel: UNICEF

    From Voice of America|Jan. 30, 2020

    Abductions, recruitment as child soldiers, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse are common. Read more

  • Article: Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    Armed conflicts that have swept through some parts of West Africa are having a devastating impact. Read more

  • Article: Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    From Voice of America|Aug. 19, 2019

    The West African country is suffering from growing hunger, instability, and displacement. Read more

  • Article: Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis in Burkina Faso

    Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis in Burkina Faso

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 12, 2019

    Since the start of 2019, an average of 1,000 people have fled their homes every day. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2019

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: This Student Helped Raise $64K for Girls' Education in Burkina Faso

    This Student Helped Raise $64K for Girls' Education in Burkina Faso

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    High schoolers sold items and partnered with local restaurants to give children a chance to learn. Read more

  • Article: Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 17, 2018

    Many fear they'll lose their homes because of land rights and gender discriminatory policies. Read more