Barka Barka


Barka Barka is an Organisation based in Austria and Burkina Faso.Its aim is to work with the southwest populations in the Ioba Province of Burkina Faso to initiate and realise development projects such as:

Bringing water to the villages

Building schools and helping children to get education for a better future

Solar Energy for the population

Organising women into small Enterprises to give them means of increasing their income

Sensitising the population in health issues like AIDS, Malaria…

Bringing partners to travel in the Ioba Province to see themselves the projects they contribute to realise and offer the possibility to those who want to participate to the development cooperation with Burkina Faso to be active with their projects.

Barka Barka was grunded in 2009 and is proud to have many success stories.

Every year in January Barka Barka organises for the children of Foroteon a Christmas Party.Every child is granted a school furniture kit, moskitonets and other useful presents.The aim is to show to the  children who have to live in very difficult economical situations that somebody (Barka Barka) cares.

Contact data

Country: Burkina Faso
Address: Khunngasse 11/ 37
Telephone: +43 1 9089856
Fax: 0043 9089856
Contact Person: Irène Hochauer-Kpoda
Tel: +43 699 12464842
Other offices: Ouagadougou
Foroteon/Burkina Faso
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Organisation details

Fields of work: development cooperation / fundraising
Topics: development / health / education / water
Memberships in networks:
  • VIDC-Wiener Institut
  • Radioafrika.TV
  • Pfarre Maria Geburt
Legal status: formal
Legal registration number: 601197481

Languages & Countries

Main operation languages: German / French / English
Countries working in currently: Burkina Faso
Countries worked in previously: Burkina Faso
Countries of interest: Burkina Faso


Christmas for Children in Burkina Faso Every year, Barka Barka organises a big celebration for the Children of Foroteon.In the big cities such as  Ouagadougou, Bobo Dioulasso children use to receive christmas gifts from many associations and sometimes local authorities but in the villages children are usely "forgotten". Our idea is to use this christmas format…
SHEA BUTTER(Karité) Project Shea butter trees are everywhere in Burkina Faso mainly in the southwest.According to the development goals of the government of Burkina Faso and the recent  programm of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the resources in the african forests can provide an important source of income,decrease the problem of…