Burkina Faso is one of the poorest, most underdeveloped countries in the world. Only 66% of those living in rural areas have clean, sanitary drinking water, and only 41% of those in urban areas and only 6% of those in rural areas have adequate sanitation facilities. The literacy rate is 29% for males, and 15% for females. Over 57% of the population lives on less than $1.25 per day. The country's high population density and limited natural resources result in poor economic prospects for the majority of its citizens. Recent unrest in Cote d'Ivoire and northern Ghana has hindered the ability of several hundred thousand seasonal farm workers from Burkina Faso to find employment in neighboring countries.
Please help us share God's love with those who are truly "the least of these." Any gift you give will go directly toward funding our trip to Burkina Faso.
"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me." (Matthew 25:40)
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