Burkina Faso

Peace Corps in Burkina Faso

There are 105 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 Dagara, Dioula, French, Gulmancema, Lobiri, Nuni, Sissala, and Mooré. More than 2,005 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Burkina Faso since the program was established in 1966.

Volunteers
Current: 105
To Date: 2005
Program Dates
1967-1987, 1995-present
Official Language
French

Volunteer Openings in Burkina Faso

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English Teacher

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Preschool Teacher

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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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The preschool has some problems, one of them being a broken gate/door and a trampled fence. This lack of proper enclosure creates a multitude of pr...

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The purpose of this project is to provide an easily accessible center for students of all ages to study at night. Most children in the community an...

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