EDUCATION & THE ARTS
Support to Dizénidani Association, Burkina Faso
The local Association promotes education in the poverty-stricken area of Tiebele…
Annual Summer Camp designed for Disadvantaged Children
A month-long, annual summer camp designed for school children provides daily educational classes and activities during the school vacations.Its activities cover the areas of disease awareness, civic education and environmental protection. The practice of sport is approached during the camp as a vital link in education and academic monitoring of the most disadvantaged and orphaned. Planting seedlings and collecting plastic waste are achieved daily through pracitcal sessions. An annual reforestation project by the children marks the end of the summer camp.
Annual painting Contest to Preserve Cultural Heritage
“Dora” painting contest is the other big annual event, which sees the girls from nearby schools participating in the safeguard of the traditional Kassena mural paintings.
“Dora” is a technique used in Tiebele’s famed Royal Court, a heritage site showcasing the richness of Gourunasi architecture this part of Burkina Faso is internationally renowned for.
The competition is also a moment of sharing and transmitting traditional values, where the elders pass by their oral knowledge to the youth.
This annual event supports a valuable tradition’s continued existence.
Dizénidani Football Cup
Dizénidani Cup football tournament is the 3rd major activity of the ADPET association.
Held annually, the contest, where the most advanced school teams of the region encounter their rivals, aims to convey, through football, the universal values of sport— solidarity on the top of it.
Scholarship Grant to Awa Gueye
HIGHER EDUCATIONScholarship Grant Awa Gueye, Senegal A life-changing cardio surgical procedure and a scholarship grant for the young, bright Senegalese student In 2012, a severely unwell young Senegalese girl called Awa Gueye underwent life changing cardio surgery in...
Renewable Energy Centre – University of Las Tunas
HIGHER EDUCATION & RESEARCHRenewable Energy Centre University of Las Tunas - CubaPromoting access to “green” energy for rural populations.In 2016, the Cuomo Foundation initiated a discussion at the University of Las Tunas with the director of the Centre for Energy...
Roma International Piano Competition
ARTS & CULTURERoma International Piano CompetitionOrganised by The “Associazione Culturale Fryderyk Chopin”, RomeThe Cuomo Foundation is the main sponsor of the “Associazione Culturale Fryderyk Chopin” of RomeThe Associazione Culturale Fryderyk Chopin (AFC), a...
The grand dame of DORA murals at the Royal Court of Tiébélé honoured as a ‘Living Human Treasure’
[Photo: Mrs Kayè Tintana in front of her decorated home, in the Royal Court of Tiébélé, Burkina Faso photo © 2016 Cuomo Foundation] One of the oldest members of the community of the Royal Court of Tiébélé has been honoured and designated a ‘Living Human Treasure’ by...
Cuomo Foundation supports the Zeine Associations’ latest social action aid to assist IDPs in Burkina Faso
The Zeine Association in Gorom-Gorom is a grassroots organisation that actively promotes social projects to benefit its largely agricultural farming community. The market town of Gorom-Gorom is the capital of the province of Oudalan, in Northern Burkina Faso. A...
Minister of Culture applauds the female skills and cultural heritage of Dora Murals event-Burkina Faso
The Dizénidani Association successfully hosted the 6th edition of their Dora Mural decorative competition from April 7th to 10th, 2021.