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Burundi

Funding keeps water work flowing in Burundi

Since 2008 we have helped communities construct over 550 springs which has had a huge impact. But still, nationally, only 55% of people in Burundi have access to clean water. New funding from UK Aid, along with…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
Posted:
29 Jan 2013

Burundi + 1 more

UK Aid funding for 3 year water and sanitation project in Burundi

Cord has recently secured over £500,000 funding from UK Aid for a three year programme to provide sustainable and improved access to clean drinking water and basic sanitation for 139,000 people in Burundi. The country suffered widespread…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
Posted:
29 Nov 2012

Burundi

Saving lives in Burundi with ten simple steps

Feredansi Niyonzima is saving lives by teaching her community how to avoid water borne diseases. She is one of 150 people, both men and women, who have trained as water committee members as part of Cord’s…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
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12 Nov 2012

Burundi

Thérèse's gift to the community

Thursday, 13 September 2012 00:00 Thérèse Nahokamiye is a 60 year old widow from Burundi, still providing for three of her four children. Even though land is precious in the tiny country, Thérèse has given a piece…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
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13 Sep 2012

Burundi

Goats bring security in Burundi

A delivery of 1,400 goats in Burundi have brought with them agricultural and financial security for 700 of the most vulnerable families. Not bad for the humble goat! The goats have been distributed to people who have…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
Posted:
27 Jun 2012

Burundi

Homemade stoves reduce tensions in Burundi

Jackson and his wife Pascasie are now able to cook for themselves and their two small children without spending hours searching for firewood or fear of disagreements with others in their community. They are one of 700…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
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22 May 2012

Burundi

Women spring into leadership in Burundi

Générose, who returned to Burundi after 13 years of exile, is helping her community stay healthy and proud. For years Générose Nyambikiye has collected water for her family, a traditional and time consuming role for women across…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
Posted:
08 Mar 2012

Burundi

New warehouse stores up a peaceful future

Thanks to a new rice warehouse and de-husking unit in the Gilharo Commune in Burundi 1,000 rice farmers from 50 farmers’ associations have now got the facilities to store seeds and process rice. Along with improved seeds…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
Posted:
17 Jan 2012

Burundi

The struggle of a young family after conflict in Burundi

Everyday Emile Sengiyumva looks for labouring jobs to earn some money to support his two sisters through school. Now 26, he left school when his family fled to a refugee camp in Tanzania. His father died in…

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News and Press Release
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CORD
Posted:
14 Nov 2011

Burundi

Living together as one Nation in Bubanza, Burundi

Cord Burundi and partner Association for the Defence of Women have spent the past two years working in Bubanza, where Hutu, Tutsi & Batwa live peaceably together. "That’s what we need in Burundi – people to live…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CORD
Posted:
15 Jun 2011