U.S. Embassy Offers a Digital Projector to FESPACO

Ambassador Andrew Young donated 42,000 USD (25 million CFA) of  film projection and other equipment to the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). The donation is a symbol of U.S. commitment to an enduring relationship with Burkina Faso/ “Your festival is not only a contribution to world cinema, it is an essential part …

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Run Like a Girl – Awareness and training through dance and theater

The U.S. Embassy is proud to support Wendy Jehlen and the Run Like a Girl program working with youth in Bobo-Dioulasso and Ouagadougou to break down gender stereotypes and empower young creativity. Fluent in American Sign Language, Wendy also works with talented Deaf students who will perform side by side with Hearing students at the …

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