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Review for Barka Foundation Inc, Pittsfield, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Barka Foundation and its Co Founders, Ina and Esu Anahata is an example of an organization that is tireless in its efforts to alleviate suffering in the poorest country on the African sub continent - Burkina Faso. Focusing on one of the most basic issues of providing clean water to communities in this land locked, impoverished region is one of Barka's singular missions - and they have launched an innovative way to build awareness to this issue through their Peace, Water, Wisdom global campaign. Whether it is through their Walk for Water Campaign, their U.S. Schools Awareness Programs, or their on the ground work in Burkina Faso, one is struck by the tireless determination of this organization to create a sustainable model for the economic, spiritual and social well being of people in the region.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen the results of this organization through the dynamic fundraising strategies they have used to generate awareness to Burkina Faso - through a variety of campaigns. I have heard of the enthusiasm of school children who have become aware of these issues through the Walk for Water campaign.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Larger funding opportunities would pave the way for greater success and this is the focus for this organization at this time as they prepare to build the infrastructure of wells and clean water in villages in Burkina Faso.

Role:  Board Member & As a board member I have participated in an advisory capacity.