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American Library English Club for February

On February 20, 2014 the U. S. Embassy Ouagadougou welcomed a group of about 20 high school and university students into its American Library for the monthly English Club.  This month’s discussion and activities were led by English Program Specialist Lynn Hanson Ouédraogo and were focused on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have ...
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U.S. Embassy Participates to the In-Out Dance Festival in Bobo Dioulasso

U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou in partnership with ARS Paris sent two American dancers (Nicola Ayoub and Asha Thomas) to participate in the first annual “In-Out Dance Festival” in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso February 3 – 9, 2014.  Through the power of dance, Nicola and Asha reinforced cultural bonds that exist between the American people and the people ...
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Training Mothers in Nutritional Rehabilitation in Ouarkoye Village

Five mothers from Ouarkoye Village were trained in hands-on child nutritional rehabilitation activities and best practices. Ouarkoye, located in Burkina Faso, has a population of approximately 10,000 people and is comprised of diverse ethnic groups. The five participants were trained according to the Hearth/ FARN model, emphasizing positive local practices to improve child nutrition using ...
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Youth Outreach Star

Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) Amanda Moulton has been named the Youth Outreach Star for February 2014 by the Peace Corps Youth Development Committee (YDC). Amanda is shining brightly in her community. While Amanda’s primary assignment is as a Math Teacher, she has also begun to reach out to the youth outside of the classroom in ...
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