Burkina Faso

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Videos

Photo of a group of women and men gathering to look at a flyer on handwashing.

This video highlights learning and experience from SPRING's diverse community media portfolio through four key principles with examples of each principle in action, using various types of...

Photo of a woman tending livestock in a dirt yard.

Un élève est renvoyé de l’école pour défaut de paiement des frais de scolarité. Afin de résoudre ce problème, sa mère décide de vendre un de ses moutons.

Keywords: Community media
Location: Burkina Faso
Photo of a woman carrying a bushel of hay across a yard with a stone wall in the background.

Un élève est renvoyé de l’école pour défaut de paiement des frais de scolarité. Afin de résoudre ce problème, sa mère décide de vendre un de ses moutons.

Keywords: Community media
Location: Burkina Faso
Photo of a woman standing in front of a thatched roof home, feeding livestock.

Un élève est renvoyé de l’école pour défaut de paiement des frais de scolarité. Afin de résoudre ce problème, sa mère décide de vendre un de ses moutons.

Keywords: Community media
Location: Burkina Faso
Photo of a woman walking up some steps to a large building.

Salimata se rend au centre de santé pour la pesée un mois après son accouchement. L’agent de santé profite de cette occasion pour lui parler de la planification familiale.

Keywords: Community media
Location: Burkina Faso
Photo of a woman and man standing in front of a scale to weigh a baby.

Catherine se rend au centre de santé pour la pesée un mois après son accouchement. L’agent de santé profite de cette occasion pour lui parler de la planification familiale. 

Keywords: Community media
Location: Burkina Faso
A husband walks several steps ahead of his wife as they exit a maternity health clinic.

Hadja visits her friend, Aichu, who tells her that she is feeling ill because she could be 3 months pregnant. Hadja recommends that Aichu go visit the health center as soon as possible....

Keywords: Community media
Location: Burkina Faso, Sahel
Two women, one holding a baby, sit and talk seriously.

In Pétéguersé, a village in the commune of Gorgadji, a child, Issa, strong and healthy, is admired by everyone in the village. A 7-month pregnant neighbor, Ouman, visits Issa’s mother,...

Four children sit outside and happily eat bananas

On her way back from the field, Delphine bumps into her friend Brigitte who asks why she has picked so many vegetables. Delphine tells her that it is not for a party, but instead, the...

Three women sit in a group and admire a healthy-looking baby that one woman is holding.

A pregnant Seremaye and her husband visit their friends Denise and her husband. Seremaye asks Denise why her baby is so strong and healthy. Denise explains that at birth, she introduced...

A man and woman stand at opposite sides of the frame. The couple is in the process of handing a chicken from the woman to the man.

Salamata’s neighbor has lost her rooster and is looking for it. She tells Salamata that she is impressed that Salamata's husband supports her in building and managing their chicken coop. 

A man stands with arms outstretched and resting on the two poles of a tippy tap support. On the cross piece, hanging from the bar, is a jug of water. The man is building this tippy tap while a woman holding a baby looks on.

Helene stops by her friend Adji’s home. Adji notices that Helene’s child looks sick. Helene tells her that her baby suffers from diarrhea on and off. 

A woman leans over to use a tippy tap that is placed near a waist-high wall.

Delphine’s child is sick with diarrhea. Her friend Brigitte advises her that one must always wash her hands with soap, especially when cleaning a baby, to avoid spreading germs which may...

A mother looks on as her child eats a slice of watermelon

Celine visits her friend, Dapoa and notices all the nutritious meals her friend has prepared at home. Dapoa explains that providing complementary feeding and breastfeeding to her child from...

Videographers film a woman and her child

Cette vidéo présente le processus et l’impact de l’approche de la vidéo communautaire pour la nutrition au Niger et au Burkina Faso.

Videographers film a woman and her child

This video shares the process and impact of SPRING’s community video approach for nutrition in Niger and Burkina Faso.

Two women instructing a new mother on breastfeeding

Health workers convince a new mother to practice exclusive breastfeeding despite the protests of the baby's grandmother.

Keywords: Breastfeeding
Location: Burkina Faso, Sahel
Diversification Alimentaire chez L'enfant à Partir de 6 Mois

Kiri, a community health worker, visits a family in his community. He is offered food, and asks why there is meat in the food for adults, but no meat in the food for the family's small...

Reports

Cover photo: a group of several mothers and their children gathered outside by a tree. Photo by Souleymane Ouattara, Jade Video Production.

The SPRING project introduced a community media approach in Burkina Faso in February 2016 to reduce undernutrition. The goal of the SPRING pilot intervention in Burkina Faso was to...

Woman in a radio station. Courtest of Development Media International

In 2013, the USAID Global Health Bureau asked SPRING to collaborate with and provide nutrition and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related social and behavior change communication (...

Image of child sitting outside house

Qualitative research report conducted by Jody Harris (IFPRI) and Aaron Buchsbaum (SPRING). Examines a homestead food production activity carried out by HKI in Burkina Faso, using a series...

Job Aids and Tools

Two men and a woman set up a shot in front of a hut with a video camera. A group of villagers watches from between the hut and a straw wall.

Videos made for the community by the community have proved to be effective in causing social and behavior change in Sahel. This document serves as a “road map” to implementing community...

Journal Articles

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This article explains how SPRING adapted and implemented the community video approach from pilot to scale in the resilience setting of the Sahel and examines challenges encountered and...

Activities

dashboard that shows a map of Burkina Faso with the areas in which SPRING works highlighted in green.

SPRING is developing an interactive GIS mapping tool that allows users to view the geographic distribution and summaries of nutrition, WASH, and SBC activities in the Sahel, making...

Posters

Participatory Community-Led Video Approach Catalyzes Social and Behavior Change for Nutrition

This poster explains SPRING's community video approach as part social and behavior change communication.

News

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Multi-Sectoral Global Learning and Evidence Exchange, West Africa shares research and experience in multi-sectoral nutrition programming.

National Anemia Profiles

Burkina Faso anemia profile

SPRING has developed a series of 25 National Anemia Profiles, which provide country-specific information on the causes and burden of anemia, the policy environment, and program indicators.

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Burkina Faso

Case Studies

four people recording for a radio spot

Development Media International (DMI) implemented a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) in Burkina Faso to measure the impact of mass media on child mortality.

Resource Review Summaries

This article aims to increase the evidence base around the benefits of integrated agriculture and nutrition programs for children’s health and nutrition outcomes. It presents the results of...