Dear donor,

- Each donation of $20 allows the SEMAFO Foundation to meet the school
supply needs of 5 students

- 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

Agriculture and Revenue-generating Activities

The term « Agriculture and RGA » encompasses all revenue-generating activities that relate to agriculture and farming. Burkina Faso is a predominately agricultural country. The population pressure leads to competition for land that is more keenly felt in mining areas where land is already scarce. SEMAFO Foundation guides communities in increasing their agricultural production with […]

Education and training

Over the past decades, Burkina Faso has made major strides with respect to education, from 60% of children being out of school in early 2000 to 70% of children now enrolled in primary schools. However, the escalation of attacks and threats of violence against schools, pupils and teachers has forced 2,000 schools in Burkina Faso […]

Community and production support

Through its community and production support, SEMAFO Foundation helps improve local working conditions by guiding the communities in generating income through participation in land fertilization, water, agricultural development, energy and micro-finance projects; this includes helping refugees or emergency-affected people. Firefighter Project Fresh-water borehole Project Material donations Microcredit Project Multifunctional Plateform Project (MFPP) Latrines and showers […]


The health sector in Burkina Faso continues to give cause for concern. Despite its willingness, the government cannot meet the basic needs of the population. The Foundation particularly directs its support to women and children, including the prevention of cervical cancer, support for women living with obstetrical fistula, raising awareness in schools on early pregnancy, […]

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