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White Fathers Mission  

White Fathers Mission

Burkina Faso - West Africa ... Part 2

December 4th 2009
…Burkina Faso Continued After departing the Ste. Cecile orphanage, we returned to Samagan, the White Father mission where Jacques lives. The White Fathers, as they are called, are the Missionaries of Africa organization. They are nicknamed White Fathers due to the distinctive white robes they wear. They are stationed in over 20 African countries to live and integrate within the communities an ... read more
Africa » Burkina Faso » Centre » Ouagadougou

Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Burkina Faso's high population density and limited natural res... ... read more
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