Freshly Roasted for the Season: Burundi Coffee – Ground or Whole Bean

Freshly roasted Burundi coffee is available throughout the holiday season, but quantities are limited. Great gift idea, or a way to make any holiday gathering more special. Share the story of BFI, and some delicious Burundi coffee with your friends and family this year! You can order it below and we’ll ship to your door: Select “Whole Bean” or “Ground” …

The Music of Hope in Burundi – Suzuki Style!

From Executive Director, Julie Marner I first met Aime in 2010 while visiting the orphanage he lived in, My Father’s House.  We sang to each other that day and a musical friendship was born.  In 2011, Aime and I spent time learning piano chords together on his portable synthesizer and in 2013, I recall singing and performing together for street …

Burundi Coffee – September 2016

Freshly Roasted Gourmet Coffee! BFI now delivers delicious Burundi coffee to your doorstep! Order whole bean or ground and receive a 12-ounce package of coffee known for its intense body and sweetness. It also makes a unique gift for family members and friends. Many thanks to Acoustic Java of Worcester, MA, and Café Moto of San Diego, CA. They help …

BFI Teacher Wins Scholarship

Three years ago, 19-year-old Landry Ndayikeje joined a BFI English Club in Bujumbura. His intense desire to learn and sharp mind helped him to advance quickly. Landry is now one of our 460 valued English Club teachers who work with more than 8,000 students across 13 provinces. Eager to try his new skills, Landry recently entered an English essay contest …

Got Goats?

BFI is back in the goat business — $12,287 worth of goats! In 2013, BFI distributed goats to women coffee growers in Burundi. The result? Crop yields are up due to a reliable source of fertilizer. Families benefit from the consumption and sale of milk, butter, and cheese. Now we’ve started a new project, managed by BFI volunteer Thierry Yungenge. …

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 …