Association PENGDWENDE

Association Pengdwendé was created in 1993 and has been recognized as an NGO since 2002. The association is based in the capital and supports the self-development of more than 60 grassroot community groups in 5 provinces. The main focus of their work is awareness raising, training, organization, support to income generating and environmental protection activities, as well as the promotion of the rights of young girls and women.

Association PENGDWENDE
Rue 12.81
OUAGADOUGOU 01, 01 BP 3411
Burkina Faso
00.226.31.63.40
http://www.ong-pengdwende.com

President of PENGDWENDE

Koala Patrick

Mission

Association Pengdwendé was created in 1993 and has been recognized as an NGO since 2002. The association is based in the capital and supports the self-development of more than 60 grassroot community groups in 5 provinces. The main focus of their work is awareness raising, training, organization, support to income generating and environmental protection activities, as well as the promotion of the rights of young girls and women.

Programs

The education program concerns: 2 primary schools built in Moukan and Kamsé, literacy centers, literacy campaigns in 1997-1998-1999, and patronage of schools. The other main activities are: woman's theatre company, civil state identity card for women, shea butter production unit, soap production unit, micro- credits for small businesses, several market gardening, grain mills, condoms marketing project, maternity hospital built in Kamsé, and public awareness campaigns about HIV/AIDS and hygiene.

Statistics on Association PENGDWENDE