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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English Teacher - TEFL Certificate

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Community Health Agent

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Community Economic Development Volunteer

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Challenge yourself, empower others.

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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In Kenedougou, Burkina Faso, there is a government funded orphanage that provides a home for orphans, abandoned children, and children with familie...

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This project's goal is to build six beekeeping farm schools between the local village and 4 neighboring ones, under the direction of the local men ...

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