Association Burkinabè de Fundraising

"The most important thing, I think, is to have led people to have confidence in themselves, to understand that at last they can sit down and write about their development, write about their happiness and say what they want. And at the same time, to feel what the price is for happiness".

Livestock farming to curb the rush of young people into gold panning!

Livestock farming to curb the rush of young people into gold panning!


  • Location: Boussouma / Centre-Nord Region
  • Amount to be raised: 3,725,000 CFA francs

L'AEJEB is a Boussouma-based initiative that aims to combat environmental challenges and youth unemployment. Its missions include combating the impact of gold panning, improving livestock farming and reducing youth unemployment.

L'AEJEB carries out a range of activities, including raising awareness of the dangers of gold panning, training in advanced animal husbandry and the production of livestock feed. They encourage the adoption of new production techniques and focus on training in cattle and goat rearing.

Aware of the stakes involved, AEJEB has submitted an ambitious project as part of the Giving for Change implemented by l'Association Burkinabè de Fundraising (ABF). The aim of the project is to train 15 young people, including 10 members of the association and 5 internally displaced persons from Boussouma.

This ambitious project promises to be a major lever for strengthening the skills of beneficiaries, increasing yields, ensuring their financial independence and, above all, stemming the flow of young people to gold-panning sites, thereby helping to preserve the environment. L'AEJEBdriven by hope and determination, is resolutely committed to improving the quality of life of its employees.
the community's living conditions, providing an inspiring model for the sustainable development of Boussouma.

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