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|Countryname=Burkina Faso
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|CountryCode= uv
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|status = [[ACTIVE]]
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|Map = Uv-map.gif
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|Welcomebooklink = http://www.peacecorps.gov/welcomebooks/bfwb686.pdf
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|Region = [[Africa]]
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|CountryDirector = [[Shannon Meehan]]
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|Sectors = [[Business|Small Economic Development]]<br> ([[APCD]]: [[Daniel Rooney]])<br> [[Education|Secondary Education]] <br>([[APCD]]: [[Sebraogo Kiendrebeogo]])<br> [[Education|Girls Education]] <br>([[APCD]]: [[Zallia Mantoro]]) <br> [[Health]] <br>([[APCD]]: [[Claude Millogo]])
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|ProgramDates = [[1966]] - [[1987]]<br>[[1995]] - [[Present]]
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|CurrentlyServing = 97
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|TotalVolunteers = 1521
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|Languages = [[Bissa]], [[Dioula]], [[French]], [[Fulfude]], [[Gourounssi]], [[Gulmancema]], [[Jula]], [[Kurunfe]], [[Lobiri]], [[Lyele]], [[Mòoré]]
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|Flag = Flag_of_Burkina_Faso.svg
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|stagingdate= Jun 9 2010
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|stagingcity= Washington, DC
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}}
  
This list has been compiled by Volunteers
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Peace Corps resumed work in Burkina Faso in 1995 after an eight-year absence. Upon request of the government, Volunteers arrived to work in primary healthcare in rural communities.
serving in Ethiopia and is based on their
 
experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own
 
list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is
 
no perfect list! You obviously cannot bring everything on the
 
list, so consider those items that make the most sense to you
 
personally and professionally. You can always have things
 
sent to you later. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind
 
that you have an 80-pound weight limit on baggage. And
 
remember, you can get almost everything you need
 
in Ethiopia.
 
  
===General Clothing===
+
Two years later, the Ministry <span class="plainlinks">[http://goo.gl/LRCVw<span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important;  background:none!important; text-decoration:none;">century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia</span>] of Secondary Education requested Volunteers to work with middle schools, high schools, a teacher-training college, and a university to make up for large shortfalls in qualified teachers.
  
Bring clothing that makes you feel good, but still works with
+
In 2003, the government and Peace Corps collaborated to start a small enterprise development project in microfinance and agribusiness. The girls' education and empowerment program began in 2005 in collaboration with the Ministry of Basic Education.
Ethiopian dress standards. You will find that clothing you
 
bring from home will suffer more wear and tear than usual,
 
so don’t bring anything you will be sad to see ruined. Most
 
Ethiopians wear the same outfit for several days – you will
 
probably adopt the same practice. Also, Ethiopians are pretty
 
thin people so finding clothes in-country can be difficult.
 
Height is different too.
 
  
Some suggestions:
 
  
* Several pairs of lightwweight trousers (khaki, linen, etc.)
 
* Long and short-sleeved shirts
 
* Sweat shirt/fleece/light jacket
 
* Jeans
 
* One or two dressy outfits (do not bother bringing a suit)
 
* Long skirts or conservative dresses (below the knee)
 
* Spandex bike shorts (for wearing under skirts in hot weather)
 
* Rain coat
 
* Swimsuits/exercise/sports clothing
 
* Socks and undergarments (bring extra bras – they are hard to find)
 
  
===Shoes===
+
==Peace Corps History==
  
Durable shoes are essential. Shoes will wear out more quickly
+
''Main article: [[History of the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso]]''
in Ethiopia because of all the walking you will do. Sizes run
 
small so most American sizes are not available.
 
  
* Walking/hiking shoes or boots (Chacos, keens, etc.)
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The Peace Corps entered Burkina Faso, then called Upper Volta, in 1967 and operated there uninterrupted for 20 years. Major projects included forestry extension, young farmer education, small enterprise development, secondary education (math, science, and English language), water well construction, agricultural and environmental extension, arts and crafts, basketball coaching, and parks development. In June 1986, the government of Burkina Faso asked the Peace Corps to cease sending Volunteers because the Peace Corps’ programs no longer <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/Jerry_Shey<span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important;  background:none!important; text-decoration:none;">century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia</span>] coincided with Burkina Faso’s development goals. The 30 Volunteers in the country completed their service in 1987. In 1995, 19 trainees arrived in Burkina Faso as part of a newly established health project. One year later, the Peace Corps established a secondary education project in response to the government’s urgent request for teachers. In 2003, in response to government initiatives and articulated local needs, a small enterprise development project began with 15 trainees. A girls’ education project started in 2005. Currently, nearly 170 Volunteers work throughout the country, primarily in rural areas. Approximately 1,500 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Burkina Faso to date.
* Sneakers or running shoes
 
* Comfortable dress shoes for work
 
* Comfortable sandals, preferably waterproof (Tevas, Chaco flips)
 
* Rain boots – for the rainy season
 
  
===Personal Hygiene and Toiletry Items===
+
==Living Conditions and Volunteer Lifestyle==
  
Most basic hygiene items are available, but selection is limited.
+
''Main article: [[Living conditions and volunteer lifestyles in Burkina Faso]]''
Peace Corps provides a medical kit with first aid supplies,
 
insect repellent, sun screen and over-the-counter medications.
 
Also consider:
 
  
* Deodorant (stick is not available in Ethiopia)
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The government ministry to which you are assigned or your community will provide you with safe and adequate housing in accordance with the Peace Corps’ site selection criteria. The majority of health Volunteers live in small rural villages, while education Volunteers tend to live in larger villages and towns. Volunteer housing is typically a small house made of mud or cement bricks with a thatch or tin roof. Many Volunteers do not have running water or electricity; they draw their water from a well and obtain light through kerosene lanterns. Nearly all Volunteers are within one hour of a neighboring Volunteer and eight hours of the Peace Corps office in Ouagadougou by public transport.
* Contact lenses and solution (not recommended or paid for by Peace Corps)
 
* Three months supply of any prescription drugs, including birth control pills
 
* Tampons (bring a lot) or Diva cup
 
* Aloe or after-sun lotion
 
* Toothbrush/toothpaste
 
* Lip balm (with SPF)
 
* Face wash or scrub/acne medicine (expensive in-country)
 
* Q-tips/cotton balls
 
* Nail clippers/tweezers
 
* Wet wipes (useful during traveling or water shortages)
 
* Shampoo and conditioner (not the best quality in country)
 
* Pumice stone/loofah (your skin will get dirtier in Ethiopia)
 
  
===Recreation/Entertainment===
 
  
You will find yourself with an unprecedented amount of free
 
time once you are at site, particularly at night. Bring your
 
favorite hobbies or materials to learn new ones, such as:
 
  
* Camera and accessories (film and digital printing/ burning is available locally)
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==Training==
* Music - iPod, MP3 player, Discman, charger
 
* DVDs (even if you don’t bring a laptop or DVD player, DVD players are available in most towns)
 
* Shortwave radio (three- to seven-band is recommended)
 
* Portable musical instruments
 
* Sports equipment (e.g., Frisbee, football or soccer, jump rope, etc.)
 
* Art supplies
 
* Knitting/crochet/sewing supplies
 
* Games and puzzle books (e.g., playing cards, Scrabble, chess, etc.)
 
* Books (the Peace Corps office in Addis Ababa maintains a Volunteer library, but bring others)
 
* Camping or hiking gear (including a tent, which is useful for backpacking)
 
* Sleeping bag/thermarest (if you do not camp)
 
* Seeds (if you intend to garden)
 
* External hard drive with movies and TV shows
 
* Laptop
 
  
===Kitchen/Household Items===
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''Main article: [[Training in Burkina Faso]]''
  
Most kitchenware/household items can be found in the capital
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During the first several days of training, you will stay at a training center or hotel in the capital. After this orientation period, you will move to Ouahigouya, a regional capital north of Ouagadougou. Trainees will be placed in clusters of four to five people along with a language and cross-culture facilitator. Health and girls’ education clusters will be located in villages a short distance from Ouahigouya. Clusters of small enterprise development and secondary education trainees will most likely be based in Ouahigouya.
or big cities. However, the first couple of months are not spent
 
in these cities. Some useful items include:
 
  
* Sharp paring knife (chopping vegetables will become a pastime)
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Trainees will be assigned to a host family where they will live for the duration of pre-service training. The host family experience, which Volunteers in Burkina Faso consider one of the most critical elements of training, allows you to gain hands-on experience in some of the new skills you are expected to acquire. Most Volunteers remain in close contact with their host families throughout their service.
* Vegetable peeler and can opener
 
* Packaged seasonings (herbs, parmesan, pesto, etc.)
 
* Powdered drink mixes (Gatorade, Crystal Light, etc.)
 
* Sturdy water bottle (Nalgene)
 
* Measuring cups/spoons
 
* Scissors
 
* 10 weeks worth of junk food or favorite snacks
 
  
===Miscellaneous===
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At the beginning of training, the training staff will outline the goals that each trainee has to achieve before becoming a Volunteer and the criteria that will be used to assess progress toward those goals. The training director, along with the language, technical, and cross-cultural trainers, will work with you toward the highest possible achievement of training goals by providing you with feedback throughout training. After successful completion of pre-service training, you will be sworn-in as a Volunteer and make final preparations to depart for your site.  
* Pens and pencils, stationary, and journals
 
* Alarm clock
 
* Rechargeable batteries with two round pin adapters (continental Europe transformer)
 
* Head lamp and/or flashlight (a small keychain with one is very useful)
 
* Earplugs
 
* Sewing kit and scissors
 
* Sun glasses and bandanas/hat
 
* Tools such as Leatherman/Swiss Army knife and duct tape
 
* Solar shower
 
* Cash
 
* Pictures from home
 
* Checks from a U.S. bank account (handy for ordering things from home)
 
* Umbrella
 
* Good pillow
 
  
Just as added help and to reiterate: Here is a list of things NOT to bring:
 
* Males: Suits (not necessary – nice shirts, ties and dress pants is enough)
 
* Solar charger – most Volunteers discovered they were not that useful
 
  
Note: Again, bring things you cannot live without. Items that
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==Health Care and Safety==
make you feel good, should be packed.
 
  
 +
''Main article: [[Health care and safety in Burkina Faso]]''
  
[[Category:Ethiopia]]
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The Peace Corps’ highest priority is maintaining the good health and safety of every Volunteer. Peace Corps medical programs emphasize the preventive, rather than the curative, approach to disease. The Peace Corps in Burkina Faso maintains a clinic with two full-time medical officers, who take care of Volunteers’ primary healthcare needs. Additional medical services, such as testing and basic treatment, are also available in Burkina Faso at local, American-standard hospitals. If you become seriously ill, you will be transported either to a medical facility in the region or to the United States.
 +
 
 +
 
 +
==Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues==
 +
 
 +
''Main article: [[Diversity and cross-cultural issues in Burkina Faso]]''
 +
 
 +
In Burkina Faso, as in other Peace Corps host countries, Volunteers’ behavior, lifestyle, background, and beliefs are judged in a cultural context very different from their own. Certain personal perspectives or characteristics considered familiar and commonly accepted in the United States may be quite uncommon, unacceptable, or even repressed in Burkina Faso.
 +
 
 +
Outside of Burkina Faso’s capital, residents of rural communities have had relatively little direct exposure to other cultures, races, religions, and lifestyles. What people view as typical American behavior or norms may be a misconception, such as the belief that all Americans are rich and have blond hair and blue eyes. The people of Burkina Faso are justly known for their generous hospitality to foreigners; however, members of the community in which you will live may display a range of reactions to cultural differences that you present.
 +
 
 +
* Possible Issues for Female Volunteers
 +
* Possible Issues for Volunteers of Color
 +
* Possible Issues for Senior Volunteers
 +
* Possible Issues for Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Volunteers
 +
* Possible Religious Issues for Volunteers
 +
* Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities
 +
 
 +
 
 +
==Frequently Asked Questions==
 +
 
 +
{{Volunteersurvey2008
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|H1r=  22
 +
|H1s=  75.3
 +
|H2r=  25
 +
|H2s=  85.3
 +
|H3r=  32
 +
|H3s=  84.9
 +
|H4r=  50
 +
|H4s=  102.5
 +
|H5r=  9
 +
|H5s=  59.6
 +
|H6r=  11
 +
|H6s=  97
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
''Main article: [[FAQs about Peace Corps in Burkina Faso]]''
 +
 
 +
* How much luggage am I allowed to bring to Burkina Faso?
 +
* What is the electric current in Burkina Faso?
 +
* How much money should I bring?
 +
* When can I take vacation and have people visit me?
 +
* Will my belongings be covered by insurance?
 +
* Do I need an international driver’s license?
 +
* What should I bring as gifts for Burkina Faso friends and my host family?
 +
* Where will my site assignment be when I finish training and how isolated will I be?
 +
* How can my family contact me in an emergency?
 +
* Can I call home from Burkina Faso?
 +
* Should I bring a cellular phone with me?
 +
* Should I bring my computer?
 +
 
 +
 
 +
==Packing List==
 +
 
 +
''Main article: [[Packing list for Burkina Faso]]''
 +
 
 +
This list has been compiled by Volunteers serving in Burkina Faso and is based on their experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is no perfect list! You obviously cannot bring everything we mention, so consider those items that make the most sense to you personally and professionally. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind that you have an 80-pound weight limit on baggage. And remember, you can get almost everything you need in Burkina Faso.
 +
 
 +
* Clothes
 +
* Women
 +
* Toiletries
 +
* General
 +
* Books
 +
* Food
 +
* You also might want...
 +
* And if you really like to bike...
 +
 
 +
==Peace Corps News==
 +
 
 +
Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by [[News | country of service]] or [[News by state|your home state]]
 +
 
 +
''The following is automatic RSS feed of Peace Corps news for this country.''<br><rss title=on desc=off>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&scoring=n&q=%22peace+corps%22+%22burkina+faso%22&output=rss|charset=UTF-8|short|date=M d</rss>
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<br>'''[http://peacecorpsjournals.com PEACE CORPS JOURNALS]'''<br>''( As of {{CURRENTDAYNAME}} {{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{CURRENTDAY}}, {{CURRENTYEAR}} )''<rss title=off desc=off>http://peacecorpsjournals.com/rss/uv/blog/50.xml|charset=UTF-8|short|max=10</rss>
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==Country Fund==
 +
 
 +
Contributions to the [https://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=resources.donors.contribute.projDetail&projdesc=686-CFD Burkina Faso Country Fund] will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Burkina Faso. These projects include water and sanitation, agricultural development, and youth programs.
 +
 
 +
==See also==
 +
* [[Volunteers who served in Burkina Faso]]
 +
* [[Burkina Faso sites|Sites where volunteers have served in Burkina Faso]]
 +
* [[The Friends of Burkina Faso]]
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* [[Pre-Departure Checklist]]
 +
* [[List of resources for Burkina Faso]]
 +
* [[Inspector General Reports]]
 +
 
 +
==External links==
 +
* [http://www.peacecorpsjournals.com/uv.html Peace Corps Journals - Burkina Faso]
 +
 
 +
[[Category:Burkina Faso]] [[Category:Africa]]
 +
[[Category:Country]]

Latest revision as of 12:02, 23 August 2016


US Peace Corps
Country name is::Burkina Faso


Status: ACTIVE
Staging: {{#ask:Country staging date::+country name is::Burkina Faso[[Staging date::>2016-12-4]]

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American Overseas Staff (FY2010): {{#ask:2010_pcstaff_salary::+country name is::Burkina Faso

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Latest Early Termination Rates (FOIA 11-058): {{#ask:Country_early_termination_rate::+country name is::Burkina Faso

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Peace Corps Journals - Burkina Faso File:Feedicon.gif

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Peace Corps Welcome Book
Region:

Africa

Country Director:

Shannon Meehan

Sectors:

Small Economic Development
(APCD: Daniel Rooney)
Secondary Education
(APCD: Sebraogo Kiendrebeogo)
Girls Education
(APCD: Zallia Mantoro)
Health
(APCD: Claude Millogo)

Program Dates:

1966 - 1987
1995 - Present

Current Volunteers:

97

Total Volunteers:

1521

Languages Spoken:

Bissa, Dioula, French, Fulfude, Gourounssi, Gulmancema, Jula, Kurunfe, Lobiri, Lyele, Mòoré

Flag:

150px

__SHOWFACTBOX__

Peace Corps resumed work in Burkina Faso in 1995 after an eight-year absence. Upon request of the government, Volunteers arrived to work in primary healthcare in rural communities.

Two years later, the Ministry century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia of Secondary Education requested Volunteers to work with middle schools, high schools, a teacher-training college, and a university to make up for large shortfalls in qualified teachers.

In 2003, the government and Peace Corps collaborated to start a small enterprise development project in microfinance and agribusiness. The girls' education and empowerment program began in 2005 in collaboration with the Ministry of Basic Education.


Peace Corps History

Main article: History of the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso

The Peace Corps entered Burkina Faso, then called Upper Volta, in 1967 and operated there uninterrupted for 20 years. Major projects included forestry extension, young farmer education, small enterprise development, secondary education (math, science, and English language), water well construction, agricultural and environmental extension, arts and crafts, basketball coaching, and parks development. In June 1986, the government of Burkina Faso asked the Peace Corps to cease sending Volunteers because the Peace Corps’ programs no longer century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia coincided with Burkina Faso’s development goals. The 30 Volunteers in the country completed their service in 1987. In 1995, 19 trainees arrived in Burkina Faso as part of a newly established health project. One year later, the Peace Corps established a secondary education project in response to the government’s urgent request for teachers. In 2003, in response to government initiatives and articulated local needs, a small enterprise development project began with 15 trainees. A girls’ education project started in 2005. Currently, nearly 170 Volunteers work throughout the country, primarily in rural areas. Approximately 1,500 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Burkina Faso to date.

Living Conditions and Volunteer Lifestyle

Main article: Living conditions and volunteer lifestyles in Burkina Faso

The government ministry to which you are assigned or your community will provide you with safe and adequate housing in accordance with the Peace Corps’ site selection criteria. The majority of health Volunteers live in small rural villages, while education Volunteers tend to live in larger villages and towns. Volunteer housing is typically a small house made of mud or cement bricks with a thatch or tin roof. Many Volunteers do not have running water or electricity; they draw their water from a well and obtain light through kerosene lanterns. Nearly all Volunteers are within one hour of a neighboring Volunteer and eight hours of the Peace Corps office in Ouagadougou by public transport.


Training

Main article: Training in Burkina Faso

During the first several days of training, you will stay at a training center or hotel in the capital. After this orientation period, you will move to Ouahigouya, a regional capital north of Ouagadougou. Trainees will be placed in clusters of four to five people along with a language and cross-culture facilitator. Health and girls’ education clusters will be located in villages a short distance from Ouahigouya. Clusters of small enterprise development and secondary education trainees will most likely be based in Ouahigouya.

Trainees will be assigned to a host family where they will live for the duration of pre-service training. The host family experience, which Volunteers in Burkina Faso consider one of the most critical elements of training, allows you to gain hands-on experience in some of the new skills you are expected to acquire. Most Volunteers remain in close contact with their host families throughout their service.

At the beginning of training, the training staff will outline the goals that each trainee has to achieve before becoming a Volunteer and the criteria that will be used to assess progress toward those goals. The training director, along with the language, technical, and cross-cultural trainers, will work with you toward the highest possible achievement of training goals by providing you with feedback throughout training. After successful completion of pre-service training, you will be sworn-in as a Volunteer and make final preparations to depart for your site.


Health Care and Safety

Main article: Health care and safety in Burkina Faso

The Peace Corps’ highest priority is maintaining the good health and safety of every Volunteer. Peace Corps medical programs emphasize the preventive, rather than the curative, approach to disease. The Peace Corps in Burkina Faso maintains a clinic with two full-time medical officers, who take care of Volunteers’ primary healthcare needs. Additional medical services, such as testing and basic treatment, are also available in Burkina Faso at local, American-standard hospitals. If you become seriously ill, you will be transported either to a medical facility in the region or to the United States.


Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues

Main article: Diversity and cross-cultural issues in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, as in other Peace Corps host countries, Volunteers’ behavior, lifestyle, background, and beliefs are judged in a cultural context very different from their own. Certain personal perspectives or characteristics considered familiar and commonly accepted in the United States may be quite uncommon, unacceptable, or even repressed in Burkina Faso.

Outside of Burkina Faso’s capital, residents of rural communities have had relatively little direct exposure to other cultures, races, religions, and lifestyles. What people view as typical American behavior or norms may be a misconception, such as the belief that all Americans are rich and have blond hair and blue eyes. The people of Burkina Faso are justly known for their generous hospitality to foreigners; however, members of the community in which you will live may display a range of reactions to cultural differences that you present.

  • Possible Issues for Female Volunteers
  • Possible Issues for Volunteers of Color
  • Possible Issues for Senior Volunteers
  • Possible Issues for Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Volunteers
  • Possible Religious Issues for Volunteers
  • Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities


Frequently Asked Questions

Burkina Faso
2008 Volunteer Survey Results

How personally rewarding is your overall Peace Corps service?|}} Rank:
2008 H1r::22|}}
Score:
2008 H1s::75.3|}}
Today would you make the same decision to join the Peace Corps?|}} Rank:
2008 H2r::25|}}
Score:
2008 H2s::85.3|}}
Would you recommend Peace Corps service to others you think are qualified?|}} Rank:
2008 H3r::32|}}
Score:
2008 H3s::84.9|}}
Do you intend to complete your Peace Corps service?|}} Rank:
2008 H4r::50|}}
Score:
2008 H4s::102.5|}}
How well do your Peace Corps experiences match the expectations you had before you became a Volunteer?|}} Rank:
2008 H5r::9|}}
Score:
2008 H5s::59.6|}}
Would your host country benefit the most if the Peace Corps program were---?|}} Rank:
2008 H6r::11|}}
Score:
2008 H6s::97|}}
2008BVS::Burkina Faso


Main article: FAQs about Peace Corps in Burkina Faso

  • How much luggage am I allowed to bring to Burkina Faso?
  • What is the electric current in Burkina Faso?
  • How much money should I bring?
  • When can I take vacation and have people visit me?
  • Will my belongings be covered by insurance?
  • Do I need an international driver’s license?
  • What should I bring as gifts for Burkina Faso friends and my host family?
  • Where will my site assignment be when I finish training and how isolated will I be?
  • How can my family contact me in an emergency?
  • Can I call home from Burkina Faso?
  • Should I bring a cellular phone with me?
  • Should I bring my computer?


Packing List

Main article: Packing list for Burkina Faso

This list has been compiled by Volunteers serving in Burkina Faso and is based on their experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is no perfect list! You obviously cannot bring everything we mention, so consider those items that make the most sense to you personally and professionally. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind that you have an 80-pound weight limit on baggage. And remember, you can get almost everything you need in Burkina Faso.

  • Clothes
  • Women
  • Toiletries
  • General
  • Books
  • Food
  • You also might want...
  • And if you really like to bike...

Peace Corps News

Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by country of service or your home state

The following is automatic RSS feed of Peace Corps news for this country.
<rss title=on desc=off>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&scoring=n&q=%22peace+corps%22+%22burkina+faso%22&output=rss%7Ccharset=UTF-8%7Cshort%7Cdate=M d</rss>


PEACE CORPS JOURNALS
( As of Sunday December 4, 2016 )<rss title=off desc=off>http://peacecorpsjournals.com/rss/uv/blog/50.xml%7Ccharset=UTF-8%7Cshort%7Cmax=10</rss>

Country Fund

Contributions to the Burkina Faso Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Burkina Faso. These projects include water and sanitation, agricultural development, and youth programs.

See also

External links