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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 : en activité

La Fondation SEMAFO désireuse de soutenir la création d’emplois, a profité de la rareté de couturiers dans la région de l’Est pour mettre en place un projet Couture. Devant, l’opportunité de l’installation de la mine de Boungou et des besoins en uniforme de la société, l’opportunité était à saisir.

$23 Donated


Burkina Faso: in activity

The hygiene and fertilization section is a multisectoral sustainable development project, as it takes into account the aspects of sanitation, environment, productivity and social cohesion. Inspired by the successful experience of the KOASSANGA Association in the locality of Barkouytenga, this project was carried out for the displaced households of the Boungou mine in the Eastern region.

$80 Donated


Burkina Faso : in activity

Since May 15, 2010, the SEMAFO Foundation has been helping people of the region of Balé and Mouhoun in the production and marketing of sesame. For various reasons, sesame prices vary enormously. The overall objective of the warrantage is to fight against poverty and food insecurity.

$80 Donated


Burkina Faso: in activity

Chantal Guérin, director of the SEMAFO Foundation, visited several women’s groups in order to train them to pick mats from recycled milk bags. These mats made from Canadian milk bags are thicker and the plastic is specially designed to stay fresh and repel insects. Women appreciate it a lot for these reasons. Once woven, the mats are very comfortable, especially compared to the dirt floor on which children usually sleep.

$80 Donated
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