Ensemble pour une éducation publique résiliente face aux crises au Burkina Faso (EEPR)




Contributing to educational continuity in four rural communities

In 2021, the educational challenges were: the educational care of children and adults displaced by the health, security and environmental crises and the care of children outside schools, whose numbers have increased with the displacement of populations.

To support this project :

Burkina Faso |2020 À 2022|Education in Emergencies and Post-Emergency Situations & Response to COVID-19

Ziro, Bazèga and Gnagna provinces – 4 municipalities: Cassou, Kombisri, Koubri, Manni 

The aim of the project

Contribute to educational continuity in four rural communes by strengthening the resilience of communities in the context of a security and health crisis, notably linked to COVID-19.

Facilitate the educational continuity of 18,000 children, including 50% girls, and other vulnerable students in 120 intervention schools; Strengthen the resilience of schools, families and educational communities around 120 schools; Support educational actors to ensure effective steering, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, and capitalization of the project.

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What we did

Key figures

  • 60 schools involved; 14,685 pupils, including 7,930 girls, retained in the education system and 856 pupils, including 54% girls, have access to the support course schemes;
  • 100 women supported in setting up and managing income-generating activities;
  • Provision of anti-COVID-19 equipment to 12 schools/institutions;
  • Mapping of 60 schools in vulnerable situations/at risk of high dropout rates for girls;
  • Provision of 33 schools with school kits and educational inputs for pupils and teachers;
  • Raising awareness of 3,200 students from 60 schools, including 13 secondary schools, on the Coronavirus and other infectious diseases;
  • School fees for 1,800 students, including 60% girls, in 13 secondary schools.

pupils retained in the education system

schools equipped with school kits

students had their school fees covered


girls have access to the support course

pupils made aware of the COVID-19

Our partners in the field


French Agency Development Agency (AFD) . Health districts, town halls of Cassou, Manni, Kombisri and Koubri . Ministry in charge of National Education and Decentralised Technical Services . Technical Secretariat for Education in Emergencies (TS/ESU) . Solidarité Laïque

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