#Burkina Faso

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

    Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis in Burkina Faso

    March 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Education

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

    Feb. 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Education

    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
    Citizenship

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

    Oct. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: 50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Girls as young as 10 months old were hospitalized after undergoing FGM. Read more

  • Article: These New Mosquito Nets Could Prevent Millions of Malaria Cases Around the World
    Health

    These New Mosquito Nets Could Prevent Millions of Malaria Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 13, 2018

    There were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 2016. Read more

  • Article: How a Simple Radio Campaign Saved 3,000 Children in Africa
    Health

    How a Simple Radio Campaign Saved 3,000 Children in Africa

    By Joanna Prisco|July 17, 2018

    A recent initiative increased the total number of diagnoses for malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea. Read more

  • Article: This Furry, Protein-Rich Insect Might Be the Key to Solving Hunger in Burkina Faso
    Food & Hunger

    This Furry, Protein-Rich Insect Might Be the Key to Solving Hunger in Burkina Faso

    Jan. 20, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A young Burkina Faso inventor is turning shea caterpillars into big business. Read more