BARKA Foundation

The BARKA Foundation's mission is to serve as a catalyst for achieving the MDGs in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Our methodology is community-led, grassroots and combines indigenous and modern technologies to develop a set of best practices in areas of clean water accessibility, sanitation, irrigation, sustainable agriculture, women's empowerment, education, healthcare, and renewable energy. BARKA's work is ultimately about co-creating a culture of peace.

Two committee members watch the well being drilled

Two committee members watch the well being drilled
Photo from Progress Report 'Clean Water & Sanitation for Tantiaka' (view small | med | large | orig)

The new borehole is drilled

The new borehole is drilled
Photo from Progress Report 'Clean Water & Sanitation for Tantiaka' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tantiaka's new well made possible by YOU!

Tantiaka's new well made possible by YOU!
Photo from Progress Report 'Clean Water & Sanitation for Tantiaka' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bempoua symbolically washes her face in the water

Bempoua symbolically washes her face in the water
Photo from Progress Report 'Realization of Dreams' (view small | med | large | orig)

Water gushing from the well during drilling

Water gushing from the well during drilling
Photo from Progress Report 'Realization of Dreams' (view small | med | large | orig)
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