No Tiki No Laundry

No Tiki No Laundry

I haven’t talked about it in a while, but Gisele’s school in Burkina Faso is doing well, and I thought I would write a post about how it’s grown and some of the grassroots lessons I’ve learned about the hope-filled, but often hopeless act of giving aid.

When I got involved the school had about forty kids, three teachers, and part time cook, and one part time security guard all operating under the same small building which they partitioned into two classrooms. The picture below is the school today. They have six teachers, there are roughly one hundred and thirty kids enrolled, they have 24/7 security, a new playground, a new building for new classrooms, desks, and even uniforms.  Read more