Noon Meal Improves Girls' Learning in Burkina Faso

by Friends of Burkina Faso (FBF)
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Mar 1, 2010

Thank you for your continued support!

Thanks to your generous support in 2009, the students of the Lycee Modern de l’Amitie (newly combined middle/secondary school for girls in northern Burkina Faso) continue to benefit from a basic but nutritious noon meal at school. A special thanks to everyone who contributed to the Noon Meal Improves Girls’ Learning in Burkina Faso Project 1) through Oprah’s For All Women Registry in October, and 2) during GlobalGiving’s Give More Get More Challenge in November-December. Your generous response during these two events has been critical to our ability to ensure school lunches through the remainder of this school year. The students continue to do very well in their studies. We look forward to posting year-end results in May. The number of students qualifying to attend this school continues to increase. With an anticipated student population of approximately 800 next school year, the cost of school lunches will increase by a third. Your continued support is greatly appreciated by the students of the Lycee Modern de l’Amitie. “There is no tool for development more effective than the education of girls”. Kofi Annon, former U.N. Secretary General.

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    Miriam E Thanks for this informative update; you are managing such a worthwhile project, and I send my very best wishes for your continued success in the future!
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Friends of Burkina Faso (FBF)

Location: Chester, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.friendsofburkinafaso.org/​
Project Leader:
Suzanne Plopper
Project Manager, Girls' Education Project
Chester, CA United States

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