Education

11 Oct

Fundraising

On Saturday September 3 our faithful friend Anne Holdway has organized a fundraising lunch in our favour : two more faithful friends of our cause, Constance Braissant and Christine Aegerter, have toiled with enthusiasm at her side. Lunch has been enriched by an art exhibition (paintings being mostly offered)  end by a sale of artisanal objects, jams, cards…. A slide presentation of Espoir Jeunes has successfully stirred the emotional interest of the public. We estimate that the funds raised will amount to approx. 3’000.-chf This...

11 Oct

(2016) Our Graduates

We are now sponsoring four of our ancient pupils who have now become grauates at the university of Ouagadougou: Isaac Somé, 2nd year of life sciences Michel Hien, 1st year economy Albert Kambou, 1st year sociology Francis Hien, 1st year medicine           From left to right Isaac, Michel, Albert and Francis They are living in a small apartment with electricity and running water.   ...

11 Oct

(2013) Sponsered on site visit

Two of our youngest members, Ted(19) and Julia Baldwin (17) accompanied by Champittet teacher Pierre Diouf, visited Burkina Faso on August 2013. They attended the inauguration ceremony and did various activities in the area such as planting mangoes with the children, visiting the hen farm and exploring Gaoua. But most importantly they got to know the 18 boys and became friends with them.   ” Our stay in Burkina Faso was an unforgetable experience. After seeing pictures and talking to Gérard I thought I knew...