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Benjamine

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Benjamine Benjamine

Benjamine

Benjamine is 8 years old and lives in the Burkina Faso

Waiting for 14 months

About Benjamine

Benjamine's Project

Benjamine's Country

About Benjamine

Female

GENDER

Female

31/12/2011

BIRTHDAY

31/12/2011

Burkina Faso

COUNTRY

Burkina Faso

Guardian(s):

  • Father, 
  • Mother

Father/Male Guardian Occupation:


Mother/Female Guardian Occupation:


Children in household:


Correspondence Language:


Hobbies:

  • Group Games
  • Football

Education:

  • UK School Year Equivalent: Year 5, 
  • Favourite subject: Reading

Benjamine's Project

Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Wood, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Beans, 
  • Cereal, 
  • Chickens, 
  • Egg, 
  • Fish, 
  • Maize, 
  • Pork, 
  • Potato, 
  • Rice, 
  • Sorghum, 
  • Sweet Potato

Benjamine's Country

Capital City:

Ouagadougou

Population:

19 million

Life expectancy:

male 60.1 years, female 63.6 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 97.5%, rural 75.8%

Population with improved sanitation:

19.7%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

16.2%

Literacy rate:

male 43%, female 29.3%

Child labour:

60%

Religion:

Muslim 61.5%, Roman Catholic 23.3%, traditional/animist 7.8%, Protestant 6.5%, other/no answer 0.2%, none 0.7% (2010)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

40.1%

 A little bit of history

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