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Burkina Faso

Enabling over 40,000 vulnerable and marginalised children access their rights
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End child marriage

Girls as a state priority

Plan International Burkina Faso is a leading NGO in the educational sector, and we are using our expertise to connect children – in particular girls – to quality, basic education, with forward-looking projects encompassing improvements to education as well as to school governance.

A trainee teacher taking a class

An education and a job against the odds

Plan International Burkina offers young women a scholarship scheme to access secondary school and a programme to help them progress to teaching careers.

Inclusive education

Symbol of an effective inclusive education

Plan International Burkina is empowering communities to educate themselves on the importance of education for children, why they should keep young girls in schools and on the rights of disabled children to education, both at national level and in our programme areas. 

Early pregnancy acting

Girls in Kourittenga committed to end early pregnancies

Last October 11th 2016, girls from the towns of Koupéla and Zorgho in the Kourittenga province took over the celebration of the International Day of Girls supported by boys. At the heart of their celebration was the theme of early pregnancies which was the lot of a hundred girls during the school year 2015 – 2016.  

VSL women farming with husbands

Women granted land in Boninssin Dagoulé

Women in the village of Bonnessin Dagoulé, Kourittenga made a breakthrough in what is considered in most part of Burkina Faso impossible to women: acquiring land. These women are the “Wend-songdo” (Help us God in the Mooré language) village savings and loans group. 

Our results last year
  • 729
    teachers trained
  • 1,513
    people received training in livelihood skills, such as agriculture and entrepreneurship
  • 103
    community members were trained in child protection
Key contacts
Dr. Fatoumata Haidara, Country Director Plan International Burkina

Dr Haidara Fatoumata

Country Director, Plan International Burkina Faso
Francoise Kabore

Francoise Kabore

Communications and PR Coordinator
Zone d'Activites Diverses, Rue 15-397, 01 BP 1184 Ouagadougou 01
Burkina Faso
+226 25 37 87 33