Friends of Burkina Faso (FBF)

The mission of FBF is to promote good will, cross-cultural understanding and friendship between the people of the United States and Burkina Faso; to support grass-roots development projects in Burkina Faso; and to enrich lives of the citizens in both countries. Its Projects Committee serves as a vehicle to facilitate the organization's support of development activities. The Committee evaluates proposals, selects projects, monitors activities, and informs members about project developments.

Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity

Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity
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Rice farmer

Rice farmer
Rice farmer, Honorine Sawadago, and infant Celine (view small | med | large | orig)

Catchment basins create employment opportunities

Catchment basins create employment opportunities
Rainwater catchment basin allows livestock breeding, fishing, and brick making (view small | med | large | orig)

Children attending school thanks to village basin

Children attending school thanks to village basin
Children able to attend school because the Sisense basin provides enough water year round (view small | med | large | orig)

Catchment basins raise water levels in local wells

Catchment basins raise water levels in local wells
Darid Ramde retrieving water from a well in Sisene. Note the height of the water restored due to the village's rainwater catchment basin. (view small | med | large | orig)
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