IMPACT ON THE GROUND
Latrines Constructed in 5 Rural Primary Schools
People Sensitized Through Theatre Performances
Beneficiaries in Rural Villages
Mission, Vision, Values
Barka Foundation serves as a catalyst for sustainable development in Burkina Faso through WASH initiatives (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene), education, women’s empowerment and climate mitigation strategies. BARKA builds cross-cultural communication and education between developing and developed nations.
The meaning of “barka”“Barka” is an African word used across languages and cultures that conveys gratitude, blessing & reciprocity.
Read More about this ancient word and why it was chosen as our name.
BARKA is Empowering Girls Through Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)Enabling Girls to Take Control Over Their Bodies and Lives
New Directions: Sustainable Agriculture
BARKA Utilizes Social Art Theatre Program to Promote Agroecological Innovations
Supporting Rural Farmers to:
- Increase Crop Yields
- Improve Soil Quality
- Adapt to Climate Change
- Make More Efficient Use of Water
Where in the World is Burkina Faso?
We didn’t choose Burkina Faso. Burkina chose us.
Burkina by Numbers
Have you ever heard of Burkina Faso? Why should you care?
The Flip Side
The statistics behind one of poorest nations on the planet are sobering. But they don’t tell the whole story.
BARKA has a collection of thousands of incredible photos and is now putting cameras into the hands of high school students in Burkina Faso.