36 years old, displaced since October 2019 in Burkina Faso
This former school was transformed to house 400 people from a village in central Mali in January 2020, after a deadly attack caused them to flee their homes.
About 60 disabled women are supported by UNDP in income-generating activities in the Mopti region. In Sévaré, these women process peanut seeds into paste in Mopti region in Mali.
An internally displaced woman charges her phone with a solar lamp. UNDP has distributed solar kits and has set up solar street lamps at this IDP site in Kaya in Burkina Faso.
Through his WFP humanitarian assistance card, Oumar Gadiaka, internally displaced in Sevaré in Mali, receives money that he can spend to buy food at partner stores.
Refugees and locals build the first of 1,000 brick houses for the host population and malian refugees in Niger, providing nearly 400 jobs.
Monthly food distribution in Kaya for internally displaced people. 1.2 million people were in need of food assistance in Burkina Faso in February 2020.
High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi discusses the planned urbanization of the Ouallam site in Niger, where Malian refugees will live together with the local host community.
At the Koranic school of Sévaré in Mali
Deputy Director of the Ahmed Baba Institute in Mali
25 years old, hairdresser in Kaya, Burkina Faso
Aissata Tembeley leads an awareness session on social cohesion with the women of Soufouroulaye village. This peace ambassador has been trained in conflict resolution by UN Women in Mali.
Abdul Wahid, a professor at the Koranic School, shows a 14th century manuscript that he hid in his house in Timbuktu in Mali during the city's occupation by jihadists in 2012.
With “Dreaming the Future”, UNDP is developing girls’ leadership and advocacy skills. Here, a girls’ club makes jewellery to be sold to fund their activities.
Amadou Cissé, director of a Koranic school, teaches peace and social cohesion to the students. UNESCO has developed a manual for teaching the culture of peace, which has been translated into local languages in Mali.
33 years old, mother of four children in Soufouroulaye, Mali
Pond rehabilitation in Soufouroulaye in Mali as part of WFP’s resilience activities.
Fanta Kamian tests the quality of the milk before pasteurization. The rehabilitation of this dairy in Soufouroulaye in Mali has created at least 10 jobs and improves the quality of dairy products.
The creation of this community garden in Soufouroulaye in Mali allows beneficiaries to grow vegetables all year round, even during the lean season.
The restoration of this road has improved the accessibility of Soufouroulaye in Mali and facilitates trade between villages.
Community participation in land restoration in Kaya in Burkina Faso. The half-moon technique is used to concentrate rainfall, reduce runoff and cultivate crusted land in arid areas.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.