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Massive participation of women potters in the DW Burkina Programme

12 June 2012

As the 2012 dry season ends in Burkina Faso, the enthusiasm of women potters for the DWF action to provide them with fuel efficient kilns and training in better production methods has spiralled.

5 500 women in three main programmes operated by DW in the centre and north of Burkina Faso are enrolled and progressively get access to training and kilns, although DW needs more suport to build additional kilns.  

As well as major European Union support, the Raja Foundation in France supports this programme.

Women potters praised by High Commissionner in Burkina Faso

21 March 2012

On the occasion of International Women's day, the High Commissionner for the Province of Seno, Burkina Faso, has congratulated women potters in Seytenga commune, who were assisted by Development Workshop women trainers to fire up their new kiln for the first time. DW builds kilns for women potters throughout the centre and north of Burkina Faso, achieving huge savings in fuel and greatly improved quality of the ceramic products the women can now make and sell. See


Shelter Projects 2010

19 March 2012
The report includes The Safe House Reconstruction Project after Ketsana Cyclone.- funded by IFRC and implemented by Vietnamese Red Cross and DWF as technical partner in Vietnam.