Burkina Faso

Peace Corps in Burkina Faso

There are more than 110 Volunteers in Burkina Faso working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, and health. During their service in Burkina Faso, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bissa, Dagara, French, Jula, Lyele, Lobiri, and Mooré. More than 2,075 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Burkina Faso since the program was established in 1966. 

Volunteers
Current: 110
To Date: 2075
Program Dates
1967-1987, 1995-present
Official Language
French

Volunteer Openings in Burkina Faso

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Community Economic Development Volunteer

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English Teacher - TEFL Certificate

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Math Teacher

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Nadim Houssain, Burkina Faso Peace Corps Volunteer, 2013-2015

Support Projects in Burkina Faso

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Contributions to the Burkina Faso Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Burkina Faso.

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The local health center in the Bougouriba region provides services such as child delivery and treatment of injuries and disease to upwards of 3000 ...

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A High School in the Hauts-Bassin region would like to host a Camp ACE for 25 girls and 25 boys who attend the school. In Hauts-Bassin, there is an...

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