Teacher Training for One Girl in Burkina Faso

$1,640 $0
Raised Remaining

Thanks to donations made by 23 very generous individuals, this project has been fully funded and a lucky secondary school graduate will go on to primary teacher training in northern Burkina Faso this fall.  Association NEEED (Nimbus Enfance Environnement Education et Developpement in French), the non-governmental organization in Burkina Faso that runs this project, will offer a scholarship for primary school teacher training to a village girl who has successfully completed secondary school.  NEEED will announce the availability of the scholarship via radio and will work with the Ministry of Higher Education to review applications and select the most promising candidate for this training and profession.  They will notify Friends of Burkina Faso of their choice of candidate and send a photo of the candidate.

Our sincere thanks to all donors to this project!

For further information about this project, you may contact me at smplopper@aol.com.  

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Post secondary Education for Girls in Burkina Faso
This project will provide scholarships to primary school teacher training for 80 village girls who have completed secondary school at the top of their class in northern Burkina Faso. Because their parents are subsistence farmers, these scholarships are the only source of funds these girls will have to enable them to further their studies in primary school teacher training. project reportread updates from the field


Project Leader

Suzanne Plopper

Chester, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Teacher Training for One Girl in Burkina Faso