Let Me Tell You

by Karorero Xavier I don’t arrive to sleep, when I remember that thousands and thousands of people don’t have food to eat. I don’t arrive to sleep, when I remember that thousands and thousands of people don’t have a where to live. I don’t arrive to sleep, when I remember that thousands and thousands of people leave school. I don’t …

Medical Container Delivered in Burundi

10,000+ Items Promote Healthcare in Burundi BFI is thrilled to announce the off-loading of our medical container in Burundi! In partnership with Project C.U.R.E., we have provided 10,000+ items of medical equipment and supplies to 4 outstanding healthcare groups in Burundi, and another container is ready to be converted into a library. ANSS (Association Nationale de Soutien aux Seropositifs et …

The English Medical Club Thanks You

A note from Alexis Nizigiyimana, Burundi, July 14, 2016: We are really grateful to you and BFI for your support to Burundian community.These 10 laptop will complete 10 laptop that you gave us in 2014.These laptop will be more use for our project called “Empower Youths and Women Through ICT and English Skills Training,” conducted in partnership with U.S. Embassy …

BFI unloading books in Burundi Container Arrives

Books Container Arrives in Burundi

In 2015, your generosity helped BFI to fill a giant shipping container with English books and computers to support education in Burundi. But civil unrest in Burundi put the next steps on hold. Happily, we were able to ship in early 2016. This July, BFI successfully delivered 22,000 books (557 boxes), 10 laptop computers, 15 e-readers, 2 boxes of board …

What does the BFI donation of a Milling Machine Mean in Burundi Africa?

BFI Milling Machine Brings Food, Income, and Peace to Kaniga Villagers

Great things grow from small seeds. For two dedicated men, a seed was planted in the refugee camps of Tanzania. Community services supervisor Lameck Nyabenda and social worker Ntibatuma Syldie were helping refugees who had fled from civil war in Burundi to the camps of Tanzania. The men decided that they must continue their work of building communities and educating …

Together, We Bring Hope and Health to the Poorest of the Poor

You cannot help but be inspired by Léonard Ngendakumana. This man of vision and compassion dedicates his life to improving the lives of his fellow Burundians. Léonard is a driving force in FUCOS (Force des Universitaires Contre le SIDA et Promotion de la Santé), an organization created in 2000 to fight the transmission and spread of HIV, promote sexual/reproductive health …

BFI Supports Qualified Burundians for College

Amani Esperance: Dreams Do Come True!

It starts with a dream. Amani Esperance is a young Burundian woman with big dreams. “I come from a poor family but I got a chance of going to school with all the love and support of my parents, though life is hard. My family is founded on love.” Amani is proud of who she is and where she comes from, …