• LIFE IN BURKINA FASO

    published: 13 Nov 2014
  • Spending all your money in Burkina Faso - vpro Metropolis

    Pierre Gama from Burkina Faso had won the lottery, but his life as a multimillionaire was of short duration. Because when his family and friends heard of his winnings, they all wanted to benefit from it. Now he's broke again and he does not even have money to buy gasoline for his moped. vpro Metropolis was a video project by Dutch broadcast organisation vpro, that ran from 2008 to 2015. Metropolis is made by a global collective of young filmmakers and TV producers, reporting on remarkable stories from their own country/city. We made a trip around the globe on one single issue: from local beauty ideals to Elvis impersonators, to what's it like being gay, or an outcast or a dog in different cultures. More videos and full episodes: www.metropolisweb.tv Visit additional youtube channels bij...

    published: 10 Jan 2013
  • Le centre ville de Ouagadougou la capitale du Burkina-Faso

    créé par Monsieur Kaboré (le concèpteur du Burkina-Profile).Albums-facebook: taryamkabore@facebook.com ; Page www.facebook.com/burkinaprofil web: - http://www.burkina-profil.nl

    published: 04 Apr 2016
  • IRON VILLAGE: The Mossi Village of Dablo in Burkina Faso

    The village of Dablo is quite typical of the lively, busy, creative rural farming village of much of West Africa. People spin and weave cotton, brew millet beer, form and fire pottery, smelt and forge iron, dance and sing, and enjoy life. Airfare from Iowa costs about $2500 through Paris, but I am sure you can do better than that, especially if you purchase your ticket to Ouagadougou in Paris instead of in the United States (so many people fly back and forth between Paris and Ouagadougou that the airfare is not very expensive). If you stay in a tiny rural village and ask a family to give you a room to sleep in and to feed you you could get by on $25-$50 a week. If you stay in a hotel in Ouagadougou it will cost you $150 a day just for the hotel. Meals in Ouagadougou can be cheap or e...

    published: 30 Jan 2017
  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    What is supposed to be a nice tour through the various museums in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso turns into a bit of a dud. The national museum is closed and the music museum is down for renovations. However, Ouagadougou is a nice place to just wander around even if it means not visiting any museums or doing normal touristy things. One of the things I take in on this day is the beautiful Grande Mosque in Ouagadougou which is absolutely brilliant. Next to the mosque, there are plenty of shops, vendors and heaps of activity. In general, Ouagadougou is about as comfortable as any capital city in west Africa. For more travel videos from this series visit us online at http://www.itsmylife365.com For my photography and travel blogs visit http://www.brendansadventures.com

    published: 12 Feb 2013
  • Water of Life-Burkina Faso

    In addition to providing life-giving water, our well drilling project also gives us a meaningful way to demonstrate the love of God.

    published: 14 Apr 2017
  • Life In A Rural Village - Burkina Faso, West Africa

    The Village of Hope in Burkina Faso, West Africa is home for 10 months of the year to nearly 500 children who come from rural villages. While most of the children have some family in their home villages, they are extremely isolated and are not given the opportunity to receive education, health care, and the like. After developing relationships with the village chiefs (often through drilling wells or providing for other needs) the chief allows Pastor Michel Ouedraogo, Director at the Village of Hope, to care for some of the village's children for the bulk of the year. This video was put together by Rasmata, our sponsorship coordinator at the Village.

    published: 03 Mar 2010
  • Whole Foods: Burkina Faso Edition

    A trip to a local Ouaga market for a few all-natural, locally sourced ingredients.

    published: 13 Jul 2016
  • Faces Of Africa - Sankara's Ghost

    27 years on and Thomas Sankara's legacy still lives on. Sankara was a profound leader with deep love for his country, Burkina Faso. But he would not live long enough to see his vision change his country for better. He was assassinated. "Faces of Africa" takes you through Sankara's journey and how his ideas have stuck in the minds of the young generation, now seeking to resuscitate the country's economic and political status.

    published: 17 Feb 2015
  • 7 Facts about Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso, formerly known as the Upper Volta, is one of the most ethnically diverse countries on Earth. 69 languages are spoken here and there is no ethnic group that holds an absolute majority. Burkina Faso is one of the earliest regions inhabited by early hunter-gatherer human tribes. You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe The African series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRSS8U_aviqtyOJOPSmcRlyd The Oceanian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT-Yslq4Rpl_1bByPrZqYyM The American Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR8eYVQa9r_t3h4Tc2bmhsu The Asian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRRGIkTyr4u371Fx6e...

    published: 28 Dec 2016
  • Burkina Faso - An Introduction

    What do I wish Americans knew about Burkina Faso? Literally anything! This small country is widely unknown but has strong values Americans can learn from. Take just two minutes of your time to get a brief glimpse into the life of the Burkinabé. You'll be glad you did. *NOTE* Ahem. I may not know the definition of organic haha. Feel free to hear "locally grown" in place of organic where applicable. This video was submitted for consideration in the Peace Corps Week 2014 (#PCWeek2014) Video Challenge, "Cultural Windows: What I wish Americans knew about my Peace Corps country." This contest encourages currently serving and returned Peace Corps Volunteers to help Americans better understand their country of service through engaging videos. This video does not reflect the official views of the...

    published: 27 Jan 2014
  • Burkina Faso - Ivory Coast

    Originating in Burkina Faso, the Lobis and the Bilfo have settled in the north-east of the country. Until recently, they were hunters, but are now sedentary. They form villages with no definite structure, rather anarchic, scattered around the interior of the wooded savannah. Their houses, called sukalas, are very unusual buildings, totally different from those of the other ethnic groups of the Ivory Coast. They are built with adobe. Thick wooden pillars hold up the upper floor, which is a flat rooftop. They are of different sizes, depending on the number of members in the family. The rooftop is used to dry the millet and maize. The Lobi are one of the least developed ethnic groups in West Africa. Many women still today wear the traditional decoration, two white stones inserted into th...

    published: 08 Oct 2016
  • Burkina Faso- A day in the life

    Please visit our 400+ world themed stores at the following link: http://www.zazzle.com/mbr/238349294329269392 Burkina Faso, also known by its short-form name Burkina, is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) in size. It is surrounded by six countries:Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. In 2010, its population was estimated at just under 15.75 million. For additional information, please click here: http://www.zazzle.com/burkina+faso+gifts?rf=238349294329269392&tc=zazzle

    published: 24 Aug 2014
  • Burkina Faso - Water is Life

    published: 23 Mar 2012
  • Burkina faso, BILAN DES ACTIONS POUR LE DÉVELOPPEMENT

    Économie, 1.409,9 milliards de FCFA ont été mobilisés en 2016 Abonnez-vous à la chaine: http://bit.ly/1ngI1CQ Like notre page Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/africa24tv Suivez nous sur Twitter: https://twitter.com/AFRICA24TV AFRICA24: La première chaîne mondiale d'information pour l'Afrique. Les infos d'Afrique pour le monde, les infos du monde pour l'Afrique.

    published: 21 Apr 2017
  • Burkina Faso Life and Music in Western Africa

    published: 27 Jun 2012
  • Daily Life in a Village in Africa

    Daily life in rural villages in West Africa, specifically in Mossi villages in Burkina Faso. I have included scenes of farming, harvesting, planting, cooking a meal, brewing beer, carving a mask, children playing with dolls and making their own masks, smelting and forging iron, spinning, weaving, a marriage, services in a Christian church and in a Muslim mosque, divination, sacrifices, a fashion show, musical entertainment in the big city, and more.

    published: 15 Apr 2013
  • Fulani Men and Women Daily Life, Art and Traditions Northen Burkina Faso [HD]

    Primitive tribes TV – Tribes in AfricaCannibal tribes - african tribes traditions and rituals - lifestyle culture people traditions tour to africa Thanks for watching our channel. Subscribe to watch more: Vanuatu Girls and Boys Dance - Primitive tribes: https://youtu.be/zjHQl1ZVIA4 Yawalapiti Xingu A Day in Life of a Young Man And a Girl: https://youtu.be/IhrK_o7eQs4 Vestido tribal povos tradicionais Himba Primitive tribes - tribes life documentary: https://youtu.be/1xOszLVbxGk African traditional ceremonies and colorful clothing - Tribes life in africa - Cannibal tribes: https://youtu.be/XEy54_JalHc African traditional dresses and necklace: https://youtu.be/9-yxubFltoU Embera indigenous peoples life and traditional culture Tribes life - African american: https://youtu.be/JJ9YjWMK578 H...

    published: 17 Feb 2017
  • Fulani Men and Women Daily Life, Art and Traditions Northen Burkina Faso [HD]

    published: 03 Sep 2016
  • BURKINA FASO AFRICA 2016

    A few highlights of our trip to Burkina Faso, Africa July 2016. Music by @zealandworship . A special thanks to everyone who helped give us this opportunity. It was truly amazing, and we are so humbled that we were able to go. Drop Inn Ministries is doing amazing things in the lives of people and children all over the world, please go check out their website. https://www.dropinn.net/

    published: 08 Aug 2016
  • Flavour - Live Performance In Burkina Faso

    Visit www.2nitemusicgroup.com for all the latest updates on Flavour's music. Please subscribe to my channel - http://bit.ly/11Zq3vp Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/FlavourNabania Twitter - https://twitter.com/@2niteflavour Instagram - https://instagram.com/@2niteflavour

    published: 12 Apr 2013
  • Voices of Midwives: Burkina Faso

    Watch testimonials of midwives from developing countries talking about the challenges they face in their daily life-saving work.

    published: 19 May 2014
  • Successful Drilling of Water of Life Ministry in Burkina Faso (raw footage)

    Another good well to bless this village in Burkina Faso, Africa, with clean water! Drilled by the volunteer team of 4 Texas oil well drillers and 3 other volunteers in late 2012.

    published: 22 Mar 2013
  • Burkina Faso: Giving a second life to dead wood

    Soumaïla KANLA, 36 years, is a carpenter-designer. He transforms dead wood into softwood lumber and other objects such as plates, spoons, forks etc. Soumaïla has lived in France for seven years and it is there that he developed his passion to transform wood into different objects. His dream was to go back and settle in Burkina Faso one day. With this in mind, he took the decision to move there with his family, where he created his enterprise with his wife. “For those who buy an object from us, the advantage is to know that it’s from wood that was dead. We have not cut down the tree to get the wood to make your furniture. Therefore, it’s a responsible purchase that protects the environment,” explains Soumaïla.

    published: 25 Jan 2017
LIFE IN BURKINA FASO

LIFE IN BURKINA FASO

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Spending all your money in Burkina Faso - vpro Metropolis

Spending all your money in Burkina Faso - vpro Metropolis

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Pierre Gama from Burkina Faso had won the lottery, but his life as a multimillionaire was of short duration. Because when his family and friends heard of his winnings, they all wanted to benefit from it. Now he's broke again and he does not even have money to buy gasoline for his moped. vpro Metropolis was a video project by Dutch broadcast organisation vpro, that ran from 2008 to 2015. Metropolis is made by a global collective of young filmmakers and TV producers, reporting on remarkable stories from their own country/city. We made a trip around the globe on one single issue: from local beauty ideals to Elvis impersonators, to what's it like being gay, or an outcast or a dog in different cultures. More videos and full episodes: www.metropolisweb.tv Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqJ6GC0klkbFuQa-0ZePqkQ vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA
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Le centre ville de Ouagadougou la capitale du Burkina-Faso

Le centre ville de Ouagadougou la capitale du Burkina-Faso

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  • Updated: 04 Apr 2016
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créé par Monsieur Kaboré (le concèpteur du Burkina-Profile).Albums-facebook: taryamkabore@facebook.com ; Page www.facebook.com/burkinaprofil web: - http://www.burkina-profil.nl
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IRON VILLAGE: The Mossi Village of Dablo in Burkina Faso

IRON VILLAGE: The Mossi Village of Dablo in Burkina Faso

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  • Updated: 30 Jan 2017
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The village of Dablo is quite typical of the lively, busy, creative rural farming village of much of West Africa. People spin and weave cotton, brew millet beer, form and fire pottery, smelt and forge iron, dance and sing, and enjoy life. Airfare from Iowa costs about $2500 through Paris, but I am sure you can do better than that, especially if you purchase your ticket to Ouagadougou in Paris instead of in the United States (so many people fly back and forth between Paris and Ouagadougou that the airfare is not very expensive). If you stay in a tiny rural village and ask a family to give you a room to sleep in and to feed you you could get by on $25-$50 a week. If you stay in a hotel in Ouagadougou it will cost you $150 a day just for the hotel. Meals in Ouagadougou can be cheap or expensive depending on whether you eat them in a local restaurant used by Burkinabes, or in a European-style restaurant mostly used by white people. All of this should be pretty obvious. If you live like a Burkinabe life is inexpensive, if you live like a European it is much more expensive. I arrive at the airport in the evening from Paris, check into a hotel (the Splendid Hotel, recently bombed by Al Quaeda) and stay for a day or two until I am ready to go out to one of my villages. While I am in Ouagadougou I spend a lot of money, but as soon as I get to a rural village the cost of living drops dramatically. Some villages have electricity now, so that you can actually use a fan and have electric light. Most of the villages I visit do not have electricity, and so the only way to stay cool at night when you're trying to sleep is to soak your sheets in water and lie in bed until all the water has evaporated and the sheets are dry. I have a lot of friends who drive me around in their own cars, including into rural villages. I pay them quite a lot of money, 10,000 to 20,000 CFA a day. You can do much cheaper if you take local buses and other local transportation. On the other hand if you're going to do that I hope you speak French.
https://wn.com/Iron_Village_The_Mossi_Village_Of_Dablo_In_Burkina_Faso
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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  • Updated: 12 Feb 2013
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What is supposed to be a nice tour through the various museums in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso turns into a bit of a dud. The national museum is closed and the music museum is down for renovations. However, Ouagadougou is a nice place to just wander around even if it means not visiting any museums or doing normal touristy things. One of the things I take in on this day is the beautiful Grande Mosque in Ouagadougou which is absolutely brilliant. Next to the mosque, there are plenty of shops, vendors and heaps of activity. In general, Ouagadougou is about as comfortable as any capital city in west Africa. For more travel videos from this series visit us online at http://www.itsmylife365.com For my photography and travel blogs visit http://www.brendansadventures.com
https://wn.com/Ouagadougou,_Burkina_Faso
Water of Life-Burkina Faso

Water of Life-Burkina Faso

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  • Updated: 14 Apr 2017
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In addition to providing life-giving water, our well drilling project also gives us a meaningful way to demonstrate the love of God.
https://wn.com/Water_Of_Life_Burkina_Faso
Life In A Rural Village - Burkina Faso, West Africa

Life In A Rural Village - Burkina Faso, West Africa

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  • Updated: 03 Mar 2010
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The Village of Hope in Burkina Faso, West Africa is home for 10 months of the year to nearly 500 children who come from rural villages. While most of the children have some family in their home villages, they are extremely isolated and are not given the opportunity to receive education, health care, and the like. After developing relationships with the village chiefs (often through drilling wells or providing for other needs) the chief allows Pastor Michel Ouedraogo, Director at the Village of Hope, to care for some of the village's children for the bulk of the year. This video was put together by Rasmata, our sponsorship coordinator at the Village.
https://wn.com/Life_In_A_Rural_Village_Burkina_Faso,_West_Africa
Whole Foods: Burkina Faso Edition

Whole Foods: Burkina Faso Edition

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  • Updated: 13 Jul 2016
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A trip to a local Ouaga market for a few all-natural, locally sourced ingredients.
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Faces Of Africa - Sankara's Ghost

Faces Of Africa - Sankara's Ghost

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27 years on and Thomas Sankara's legacy still lives on. Sankara was a profound leader with deep love for his country, Burkina Faso. But he would not live long enough to see his vision change his country for better. He was assassinated. "Faces of Africa" takes you through Sankara's journey and how his ideas have stuck in the minds of the young generation, now seeking to resuscitate the country's economic and political status.
https://wn.com/Faces_Of_Africa_Sankara's_Ghost
7 Facts about Burkina Faso

7 Facts about Burkina Faso

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  • Updated: 28 Dec 2016
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Burkina Faso, formerly known as the Upper Volta, is one of the most ethnically diverse countries on Earth. 69 languages are spoken here and there is no ethnic group that holds an absolute majority. Burkina Faso is one of the earliest regions inhabited by early hunter-gatherer human tribes. You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe The African series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRSS8U_aviqtyOJOPSmcRlyd The Oceanian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT-Yslq4Rpl_1bByPrZqYyM The American Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR8eYVQa9r_t3h4Tc2bmhsu The Asian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRRGIkTyr4u371Fx6e88Qx2N The European Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRTa_XMM9a4hDh2Yo9CsZzOR Social Media: https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ In this brief video you can find seven little known facts about Burkina Faso. 1. Burkina was home to the ill-fated revolutionary Thomas Sankara, who as president alienated the French by calling them neo-colonialists, told the country’s creditors he wouldn’t pay them, slated African leaders for their corruption, and practiced what he preached. Blaise Compaoré led a coup against Sankara in 1987, and he has been in power ever since. Compaoré was a trusted ally of Sankara’s. Sankara was assassinated during Compaoré’s coup. 2. Capital of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou. Written as “Wogodogo” in the Mòoré dialect, it literally means “You are welcome here at home with us”. Known in colonial times as Upper Volta, Burkina Faso means ‘Land of the Honourable People.’ 3. The country has arguably the world’s best place names. Its capital is Ouagadougou. Leafy Bobo-Dioulasso is the second city. It also boasts the desert market town of Gorom-Gorom, Bouroum-Bouroum, Fada N’Gourma, Tin-Akof, Niangoloko and, er, Rambo. 4. The ‘W’ park spans across three countries (Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger). Its unusual name stems from the double bend in the Niger river on its northeastern side (like an upturned ‘W’). Now the park’s savannah woodland is home to over 30 species of mammal and 350 species of bird. 5. Burkina Faso is home to 60 different ethnic groups, each with their own variety of folk music. The Bobo, one of the ethnic groups in Burkina Faso make large butterfly masks which are used to invoke the deity Do in fertility ceremonies. The Mossi are known for their antelope masks. The Lobi carve wood. 6. Like all of the west of Africa, Burkina Faso was populated early, notably by hunter-gatherers in the northwestern part of the country, and whose tools were discovered in 1973. Settlements appeared between 3600 and 2600 BC with farmers, the traces of whose structures leave the impression of relatively permanent buildings. 7. Captain Paul Voulet, who led the French expedition, was a real-life Kurtz figure, who stuck victims’ heads on poles, roasted children over fires, and strung up soldiers who displeased him at a height where their feet could be reached by hyenas’ hungry jaws. When his superiors tried to reign him in, he told his troops he was no longer French but a “black chief,” who would found his own empire. After he was killed, the French, embarrassed that their civilising mission in their colonies had gone awry, attributed Voulet’s activities to the maddening heat of Africa. More Info: http://www.factsking.com/countries/burkina-faso/ http://www.globaldashboard.org/2010/03/14/ten-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-burkina-faso/ Music: Teknoaxe – Uneasy Truce https://www.youtube.com/user/teknoaxe Images: http://static.lexpress.fr/medias_10635/w_1520,h_855,c_fill,g_north/v1444765216/le-president-defunt-du-burkina-faso-thomas-sankara-le-7-fevrier-1986-a-paris_5445121.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/43/ad/25/43ad25cddbefc6eed017caeed4855173.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d3/Ouagadougou_place_cineaste.JPG https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/Ouagadougou_road.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Songhay_pottery_gorom_gorom_market.jpg http://csinburkinafaso.com/images/clsph4web/Gorom_marche.JPG http://www.awf.org/sites/default/files/media/gallery/projects/Wildlife%20Waterholes%20in%20Parc%20W/pw4.jpg?itok=p9x6iTlz http://ouagachic.com/photo/Coucher%20soleil.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/f4/4f/2f/f44f2fd6429bbe00c8810ad361953e2a.jpg https://s3.scoopwhoop.com/anj/sdvck_jxzbn/261617809.jpg http://img.medicalxpress.com/newman/gfx/news/2016/modernhunter.jpg https://www.roughguides.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/05_167358334-1680x1050.jpg Intro video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYIqKEeL9y8 Intro Creator: Design Showcase https://www.youtube.com/hasanhalai123
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Burkina Faso -  An Introduction

Burkina Faso - An Introduction

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What do I wish Americans knew about Burkina Faso? Literally anything! This small country is widely unknown but has strong values Americans can learn from. Take just two minutes of your time to get a brief glimpse into the life of the Burkinabé. You'll be glad you did. *NOTE* Ahem. I may not know the definition of organic haha. Feel free to hear "locally grown" in place of organic where applicable. This video was submitted for consideration in the Peace Corps Week 2014 (#PCWeek2014) Video Challenge, "Cultural Windows: What I wish Americans knew about my Peace Corps country." This contest encourages currently serving and returned Peace Corps Volunteers to help Americans better understand their country of service through engaging videos. This video does not reflect the official views of the Peace Corps or U.S. Government.
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Burkina Faso - Ivory Coast

Burkina Faso - Ivory Coast

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Originating in Burkina Faso, the Lobis and the Bilfo have settled in the north-east of the country. Until recently, they were hunters, but are now sedentary. They form villages with no definite structure, rather anarchic, scattered around the interior of the wooded savannah. Their houses, called sukalas, are very unusual buildings, totally different from those of the other ethnic groups of the Ivory Coast. They are built with adobe. Thick wooden pillars hold up the upper floor, which is a flat rooftop. They are of different sizes, depending on the number of members in the family. The rooftop is used to dry the millet and maize. The Lobi are one of the least developed ethnic groups in West Africa. Many women still today wear the traditional decoration, two white stones inserted into their lips. On the ground floor of the sukalas, they keep their cattle and household utensils. The rooms are large, including the kitchen, which has a small courtyard through which the smoke from the fire escapes. It is normal for three generations to live in each sukala. A narrow opening in one of the walls of the kitchen leads into the family sanctuary. Here, they keep the fetishes of their ancestors. Our film crew was shooting in this Bilfo village when something unexpected and tragic occurred. The people ran to a nearby sukala. The women let out heartrending screams, and within moments weeping could be heard right through the village. We soon found out what was happening; a ten-year-old child had just died from malaria. The pain of these people broke our hearts. The women raised their hands to the sky and, between sobs, muttered prayers. Then, they shouted out the name of god with the same familiarity they would speak to someone close by, someone who was with them in their profound pain. And then, as always in Africa, the music sounded out, the tom-tom could be heard. Everyone got up – undoubtedly, they had been expecting it. We felt moved and tense. These people, so far removed from our world, had just drawn us into their lives, made us one of them, and we shared their suffering. The sound of the drums brought us out of our daze. And we began to see the real Africa, with its greatness and misery, the human Africa that speaks through the sonar of the tom-tom and is capable of dancing even as they cry. For these people, death has a different meaning than for us. The deceased becomes part of a parallel, and intimately close world. But they have to realise that they have died, they have to leave, no longer bother the living. And hence the cries and the music. For many Africans, illness has a religious dimension. When they fall ill, they believe something evil has invaded them and caused their particular ailment. Whatever it may be, the origin must lie in a spell, and so they turn to the healers, the traditional medicine. The Unyi fetish women are the most famous healers in the Ivory Coast. By invoking their spirit friends, they are capable of driving out the illness from those who have been victim of some spell. The truth is they do give spiritual tranquillity to a patient who, for example, has malaria, and believes that the mosquito that brought the disease was sent by someone wanting to harm him. The sad thing is, if the patient is not given quinine, they will die, even if the devil himself has been forced to flee. That is Africa, and that is how it will continue to be, with its wisdom and its foolishness, but also with its mysterious magic which will continue to fascinate us.
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Burkina Faso- A day in the life

Burkina Faso- A day in the life

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Please visit our 400+ world themed stores at the following link: http://www.zazzle.com/mbr/238349294329269392 Burkina Faso, also known by its short-form name Burkina, is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) in size. It is surrounded by six countries:Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. In 2010, its population was estimated at just under 15.75 million. For additional information, please click here: http://www.zazzle.com/burkina+faso+gifts?rf=238349294329269392&tc=zazzle
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Burkina Faso - Water is Life

Burkina Faso - Water is Life

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Burkina faso, BILAN DES ACTIONS POUR LE DÉVELOPPEMENT

Burkina faso, BILAN DES ACTIONS POUR LE DÉVELOPPEMENT

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Burkina Faso Life and Music in Western Africa

Burkina Faso Life and Music in Western Africa

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Daily Life in a Village in Africa

Daily Life in a Village in Africa

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Daily life in rural villages in West Africa, specifically in Mossi villages in Burkina Faso. I have included scenes of farming, harvesting, planting, cooking a meal, brewing beer, carving a mask, children playing with dolls and making their own masks, smelting and forging iron, spinning, weaving, a marriage, services in a Christian church and in a Muslim mosque, divination, sacrifices, a fashion show, musical entertainment in the big city, and more.
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Fulani Men and Women  Daily Life, Art and Traditions  Northen Burkina Faso [HD]

Fulani Men and Women Daily Life, Art and Traditions Northen Burkina Faso [HD]

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Fulani Men and Women Daily Life, Art and Traditions Northen Burkina Faso [HD]

Fulani Men and Women Daily Life, Art and Traditions Northen Burkina Faso [HD]

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BURKINA FASO AFRICA 2016

BURKINA FASO AFRICA 2016

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A few highlights of our trip to Burkina Faso, Africa July 2016. Music by @zealandworship . A special thanks to everyone who helped give us this opportunity. It was truly amazing, and we are so humbled that we were able to go. Drop Inn Ministries is doing amazing things in the lives of people and children all over the world, please go check out their website. https://www.dropinn.net/
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Flavour - Live Performance In Burkina Faso

Flavour - Live Performance In Burkina Faso

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Voices of Midwives: Burkina Faso

Voices of Midwives: Burkina Faso

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Watch testimonials of midwives from developing countries talking about the challenges they face in their daily life-saving work.
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Successful Drilling of Water of Life Ministry in Burkina Faso (raw footage)

Successful Drilling of Water of Life Ministry in Burkina Faso (raw footage)

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Another good well to bless this village in Burkina Faso, Africa, with clean water! Drilled by the volunteer team of 4 Texas oil well drillers and 3 other volunteers in late 2012.
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Burkina Faso: Giving a second life to dead wood

Burkina Faso: Giving a second life to dead wood

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Soumaïla KANLA, 36 years, is a carpenter-designer. He transforms dead wood into softwood lumber and other objects such as plates, spoons, forks etc. Soumaïla has lived in France for seven years and it is there that he developed his passion to transform wood into different objects. His dream was to go back and settle in Burkina Faso one day. With this in mind, he took the decision to move there with his family, where he created his enterprise with his wife. “For those who buy an object from us, the advantage is to know that it’s from wood that was dead. We have not cut down the tree to get the wood to make your furniture. Therefore, it’s a responsible purchase that protects the environment,” explains Soumaïla.
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