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- With $20, the SEMAFO Foundation can provide a certificate of birth to 20 children,
giving them a legal status and access to public services

- With $50, the Foundation can feed a child for an entire school year

- With $100, the Foundation can provide a farmer the tools
and seed necessary to produce enough to feed his family


Burkina Faso: in activity
Generated revenues from this project: $146,630 (2011 to 2015)

Established in 2002, the Gnogondèmè Yona precooperative group truly took off in 2010 with the support of the Foundation SEMAFO. The Foundation funded the construction of a processing and marketing center of shea products for the women’s group of Gnogondèmè.

$84128 Donated


Burkina Faso: in activity
Income generated between 2011 and 2015: $3,424,681 (1 586 963 021 FCFA)

Although sesame is the secon-largest export crop of Burkina Faso, its quality has to be improved for it to gain access to the international markets of organic and even conventional sesame.

$128 Donated


Burkina Faso: in activity

Traditionally in Africa, beekeeping is a complementary activity to agriculture. In rural areas, it has become an income generating activity whose therapeutic and dietary benefits have earned beekeeping long-lasting interest among producers.

$128 Donated


Niger: Project completed in 2014
Income generated by the project between 2011 and 2014: $1,493,420

This project aims to promote the cultivation of paprika, a cash crop, and to support the processing and marketing of paprika to develop income-generating activities for women in rural areas.

$128 Donated
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