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The Minister in Charge of the Economy Receives Donations Amounting to 30 Million FCFA

On December 26, 2023, various organizations made cash donations totaling 32,569,000 FCFA to the ministry overseeing the economy in Ouagadougou. The contributions aim to support peace efforts and combat terrorism. Donors include the umbrella body of real estate developers, the Association for the Development of the Commune of Zeguedeguin, the Association of Professional Garages, students from the Ouagadougou Polytechnic School




The ministry in charge of the economy received cash donations from five organizations on Tuesday December 26th, 2023 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Through these donations, each organization wants to participate in the peace effort.

The umbrella body of real estate developers handed over the sum of 30 million CFA francs. The Association for the Development of the Commune of Zeguedeguin donated one million CFA francs. The Association of Professional Garages contributed one million CFA francs.

Students from the Ouagadougou Polytechnic School donated the sum of 369,000 CFA francs. The National Alliance to Fight Hunger and Malnutrition contributed 200,000 FCFA. The total donations amount to 32,569,000 FCFA.

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The Minister in charge of the Economy Dr Aboubacar Nacanabo welcomed the donors’ gesture

He also invited all Burkinabè to remain mobilized to support the government and the defense and security forces who are on the front.

“We are convinced that the Patriotic Support Fund is a real alternative solution for mobilizing resources to support the efforts of the State in the fight against terrorism in general and the support of volunteers for the defense of the homeland in particular », indicated Minister Nacanabo.

For the first official of the ministry in charge of the economy, The act of donors is a manifestation of active solidarity and homage to all the fighting forces.

According to the representative of the umbrella association of real estate developers Florentin Kafando, with regard to the fight for the reconquest of the national territory, the real estate developers wanted to provide their support to the soldiers at the front and to the government. Hence their gift.

“As economic players and citizens it is a duty for us to contribute to this peace effort. We are convinced of the vital importance of stability and security. It is with this in mind that we responded to the call of the Head of State,” Mr. Kafando suggested.

Students also donated money to the Minister of Economy

The general delegate of the students of the Polytechnic School of Ouagadougou Nacoulma Yves Dieudonné indicated that their donation is to show the desire of the students of his establishment to participate in the war effort. “Through this donation, we want to support our big brothers who are fighting to secure our country,” said the general delegate.

According to the president of the Association for the Development of the Commune of Zeguedeguin Paul Vebamba, their gesture is to provide support to governments and soldiers at the front. He reassured that the members of his association will mobilize more to support the authorities.


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