The SEMAFO Foundation is currently working on the development and the monitoring of many projects.

We continue our work at the level of education through participation in the construction of schools, including latrines, equipment, and even school supplies for these schools. In addition, we focus on income generating projects and skill development by supporting local crafts and trade training, as well as funding health projects impacting women.

* Implementation of school canteens
* Implementation of Multifunctional Platforms (MFP)
* Production and processing of Shea butter
* Sesame production
* Prevention of cervical cancer
* Support for women with obstetric fistula
* Beekeeping Project
* Animal fattening Project
* Sewing Centres Project
* Layer poultry farming
* Animal-fattening (chicken, pig, sheep and rabbit)


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$307000 Donated

Family support

Dear Donor,   Unless indicated otherwise, all donations received before February 29th, 2020 will be used to directly support victims of the November 6 attack in eastern Burkina Faso and their families. Thank you for your generosity, This post is also available in: French

$4500 Donated


Burkina Faso: in activity
Niger: Project completed in 2014
Number of bicycles distributed since 2013 in Burkina Faso: 320

The bicycle project was launched because the SEMAFO board of directors and management team wished to make a difference in the communities supported by the SEMAFO Foundation.

$650 Donated


Burkina Faso: in activity

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