Walking with Odette

​Odette Habonimana, BFI Country Director

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​Odette Habonimana, BFI Country Director

​Your monthly gift will empower Odette to empower all Burundians!

One of Burundi Friends International’s most closely held values is for our work to be guided by Burundians. With the hiring of BFI’s new Country Director, Odette Habonimana, BFI is not just guided by Burundians, we’re in large part Burundian-led!

As Odette begins her leadership journey, let’s each pledge to walk with her.

Support Odette to accomplish these goals!

FY 2020-2021 Economic Empowerment Goals
  • Train 2,000 more rural Burundian women and youth in Women Empowered (WE) savings program
  • Expand business training for existing WE participants allowing greater entrepreneurship opportunities
  • Continue supporting WE participants as they create sustainable, healthy communities
FY 2020-2021 Education Goals
  • Create 4 IT Think Tanks and 25 BFI Libraries
  • Expand upon pilot project efforts in English classroom learning and IT training
  • Build upon Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education for women and girls
Your monthly gift will help support our mission of uniting and educating youth, women, and men, creating economic empowerment, and building self-sustaining communities in Burundi, East Africa.