New school in Ouro
In the month of November Bibir received a delegation of heartwarming Spanish people. All twelve work for Adams, a company that organises trainings and courses. Each year at their Christmas party they collect money to build a school in Burkina Faso.
On Saturday 17th, they inaugurated "their" school in Ouro.
In the middle of the jungle a real logistic operation has been set up: Masters of Ceremonies, sound technicians, electricity,...
Teachers can't fool the children telling they should be happy with their new school as one can see on their faces...
Daddies, grandpas and uncles shoot in the air and make a lot of noise.
Brothers and sisters, cousins and nieces pay court to each other. The boys with bells on their feet, the girls with colourful new sandals.
One of the classrooms is decorated with a quote of Africa's biggest historian: Joseph Ki-Zerbo. "The school should be the concern of the village, but the village should also be the concern of the school".
The Spanish women got traditional tissues before leaving.
We left at noon, and so we missed the Popular Ball ("Dust Ball").