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In keeping with Giving Africa’s mission to create learning environments to empower children to lift themselves, their family and their community from poverty, JA Africa has received a grant in the amount of $15,070 from Giving Africa to implement the JA Company Program at Bethel Secondary School in Gourcy, Burkina Faso.
A wise friend once said on her return from Burkina Faso that it’s the choices in life that define you. I can not agree more, but on my return from Burkina I want to add that it is moments in life that inform those choices.
Safieta has been a big part of Giving Africa for many years – for those of you who have read my footer on my emails – it is her father who said in 2014 ‘my other children often go without food so that Safieta can go to school’. Every year that we have met her she has come out of her shy shell and spoken more about her wishes and dreams.