Two years ago, Adjiratou Ouédraogo worried for her son, Sofiane, who was severely malnourished. Ouédraogo, 26, is from Noaka, Burkina Faso, a rural area near the Sahel Desert where more…
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For Tanlimba, an elderly woman who can no longer work in the fields, receiving food through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank network was life-saving.
Dressed in bright colours, three teenaged girls strolled up to the well in the middle of a Nanerige village in Burkina Faso. When Phil Bergen addressed them in their language, their faces lit up with delight at the surprise of speaking with a non-African man in their own language, and they giggled as they responded.