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This Little Village In Africa Contributed To A Young Boy’s Education, The Way He Paid Them Back Is So Emotional

People that have left Africa to attain an education probably want to give back to their community somehow, but the problem is always where do you start.

If you have this challenge the story of an Engineer Diébédo Francis Kéré, a native of Burkina Faso will inspire you to act.

Engineer Diébédo Francis Kéré

The big idea here is he uses what is around him to empower his village. Diébédo’s amazing projects are helping the community not only build but also create income for themselves. See some of the buildings below


The buildings look like pieces of Art, going through them you will agree with me when I say, I cant get enough of them.

Colourful window openings

Diébédo Francis Kéré in burkina faso gando village

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Kéré Primary School in Gando

a school building built by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Kéré Primary School in Gando, Extension

 Diébédo Francis Kéré gando school

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Kéré’s Library in Gando

 Diébédo Francis Kéré library school

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Teachers Accommodation

 Diébédo Francis Kéré school block building

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Kéré Secondary school in Gando

 Diébédo Francis Kéré gando secondary school

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Kéré Secondary school in Dano

 Diébédo Francis Kéré dano school


Kéré Centre for Earth Architecture in Mopti, Mali

Diébédo Francis Kéré architecture outside

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View of the construction site of the Opera Village

 Diébédo Francis Kéré school; aerial view

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Want to get in touch with Kéré do so @ Kere Architecture



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