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Peace Corps Volunteer Natalya Kostandova Helps Build a School Library in Tema

In the community of Tema, Peace Corps Volunteer, Natalya Kostandova, worked closely with the Tema community to build a library for the students at the local junior high school.  The objectives of the library project were to: 1) increase community access to literature; 2) facilitate development of reading, analytical and research skills; and 3) provide ...
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U.S. Embassy Organized a Benefit Concert to Support the Rama Foundation

On November 23, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou hosted a benefit concert in support of the Rama Foundation  which provides corrective surgeries to women suffering from Obstetrical Fistual. In honor of Meg Riggs, the Public Affairs officer who departs post after three years of dedicated service to the American people and to the people of Burkina Faso ...
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U.S. Ambassador Tulinabo S. Mushingi Distributes Treated Mosquito Nets in the District of Boulmiougou in Ouagadougou

On Friday November, 8 2013, Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi, USAID Country Director Jim Parys and malaria specialist Kathy Webb visited a mosquito nets distribution center in the district of Boulmiougou in Ouagadougou where they officially handed over 350,000 treated mosquito nets to the people of Burkina Faso through the Ministry of Health. During the event, Ambassador ...
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From the Village to the City: Ambassadors’ First Visit to Leo Highlights Myriad, Multi-level Collaborations Between the United States and Burkina Faso

On October 30, 2013, Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi visited Leo, a commune in the Center-West Region of Burkina, to visit ongoing Millenium Challenge Corporation Projects and the Peace Corps training facility.  The morning began with a progress report meeting in the village of Sissili with the “chef du village” and numerous participants of the Millenium Challenge ...
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United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF)

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored to provide the opening remarks this morning. Let me thank the government of Burkina Faso for hosting this workshop and its critical role in promoting peace and dialogue within the sub-region as well as its strong partnership with the U.S. and the international community to counter terrorism. ...
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