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Peace Coprs Volunteers Held Science Camp at Fada

From September 9 to 13, Peace Corps Volunteers facilitated a Science Camp in the eastern capital region of Fada in Burkina Faso. The Science Camp had five goals: 1) Educate students on the importance and methodology of water sanitation and treatment; 2) Expose students to scientific thinking; 3) Expose students to the relevance of science in ...
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23 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-in

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 – 23 new Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn-in at the residence of the Chargé d’Affairs of the United States of America in Ouagadougou. Ranging between the ages of 22 and 69 years old, they will be working in Burkina Faso’s Education Development sector during their 2 years of service. The Volunteers ...
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Burkina Faso Votes for Faso Soap

On August 20, 2013, the U.S. Embassy organized a voting party to help support a group of young Burkinabè competing in the GIST program – Global Innovation through Science and Technology — to win the prize worth 70,000 U.S. dollars and international recognition, which will allow them to further develop Faso Soap. The Burkinabè entrepreneurs ...
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Ambassador Tulinabo Encourages Six Young Burkinabe Leaders Leaving for the YALI Fellow Conference in Washington

U.S. Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi met with six young Burkinabé selected to participate in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellow program in Washington. Issouf Ilboudo, Sanon Anselme, Sylvie Tougma, Herman Naré, Abdalla Dao et Francine Boro/Legma  were the finalists of the YALI competition launched in December 2013.YALI is President Obama initiative launched in 2010 ...
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