Ahmed’s Well

Ahmed’s Well

On any given day in the village of Loanga, Burkina Faso, you’ll find locals surrounding a well. By way of a simple hand pump, it draws clean drinking water from an underground aquifer for this village of 3,000 and represents one of the few examples of infrastructure...
STORY FROM THE FIELD – Rouamba Odile

STORY FROM THE FIELD – Rouamba Odile

Rouamba Odile is a fighter.  She was born in the 1960’s in Burkina Faso, but she’s not sure exactly when.  She never went to school and she isn’t able to read/write. Her father tried to arrange her marriage at the age of 17, but she ran away to her sisters...
International Womens Day 2019

International Womens Day 2019

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, The Sonder Project is proud of our commitment to equality and the empowerment of women.  It’s our mission to strengthen communities, and strong communities require empowered women. The impact of supporting women...