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October is a very special month for the Clinic. As part of a WHO initiative,  4 weeks every year are devoted to breast cancer awareness. Of course the AMPO Clinic also took part in the "Octobre rose" scheme.

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The new AMPO year always starts in August after a summer break. Many new activities started in September and the new orphans moved into AMPO.

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A lot has happened this past month in terms of personal stories, summer events and support activities and … the AMPO kids have also produced their own song!

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Fatimata was full of hope when she and Ibrahim got to know each other one day. At the age of 23 she was rejected by her family and had been living on her own since then. This is not unusual among many women in Burkina Faso, and they all have one thing in common – they are HIV-positive. Despite her fears that Ibrahim would also reject her because of her condition, she decided to tell him. He was HIV-negative, she HIV-positive. Nevertheless they still wanted to have a family. Soon the couple were expecting their first child, but Fatimata as before was very afraid. Neither she nor Ibrahim had any earnings. How were  they to afford food, clothing and a roof over their heads?

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More micro-credits have been given to women. Every month, P.P.Filles staff visit the women at their workplaces and are available to answer questions and give advice to them.

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In the middle of March Katrin Rohde visited the Paspanga solidarity centre. The centre houses 70 elderly women accused of witchcraft without reason – one of the surest ways of getting rid of women in Burkina Faso. They are alone, with no medical assistance.

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On 27th February the AMPO Clinic in cooperation with Lafia Care, an association of young Burkina doctors, launched an awareness campaign concerning Hepatitis B. This is an infectious disease of the liver, occurring in nearly one third of the world’s population and for which however there is a

No presents please!

Heike Kimm from Bad Emstal in Germany celebrated her 50th birthday on 20th February 2020.

It was a great party with lots of lovely people.

At that time nobody had even heard of corona ....

The invitation read: “No presents please, I have everything I want, so I’d rather you donate to AMPO in Ouagadougou.” She raised €2,000 in donations for wheelchairs.

This was the third birthday that Heike raised lots of money for AMPO.

There’s more to come. My name is Christine Labudda and I’ve been selling waffles, cakes, coffee, punch and mulled wine in my lovely flower shop for the past 15 years. But it is Heike who pays for all the ingredients. Every year we raise between €600 and €800.

Thank you, Heike.

Sunday, 06.06.2021

AMPO Jubilee in Hamburg - again cancelled


We have to go through with it!

With a heavy heart we have decided to cancel the date on 06.06.2021 in Hamburg.

Unfortunately, the numbers do not yet allow us to celebrate together without worrying.

But a better year will follow - and then ....!

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AMPO Facilities

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AMPO Orphanages

Refuge for abandoned girls

P.P.FILLES Counselling Centre for women and microcredits

Mobile cinema creating awareness

Agricultural college and organic farm

Training kitchen and restaurant

Wheelchair project

Mobile wheelchair project

AMPO Clinic

Training facilities