Dufashanye Canada Foundation helps build a better future and stronger communities in Burundi through education, entrepreneurship, and community development.

  • Members of a local association partner of Dufashanye Canada

    Members of a local association partner of Dufashanye Canada

  • Education sponsorship at its best!

    Education sponsorship at its best!

  • Flour Mill Project

    Flour Mill Project

What’s New?

  • 24Mar

    Flood hits Burundi’s capital: Dufashanye ready to help

    On the evening of Sunday February 9 2014, Bujumbura, Burundi’s capital, and the surrounding area was hit by torrential rains.   The flooding that occurred caused enormous damage to houses, land, as well…

  • 15Oct

    Jovanie – A sponsored child

    Thank you to Dufashanye Canada Foundation which helped me  find a sponsor. Now I study without fear of running out of school supplies, school fees or missing health care. God bless Dufashanye Canada Foundation…

  • 29Sep

    Sponsored Children

    Sponsored children have worked hard and succeeded the last school year despite the difficult working conditions: walking long distance to get to school, reviewing their notes in the dark due to lack of…

  • 29Sep

    Flour Mill Project

    Dufashanye Canada is proud to present our successful partners, the association Dukingiribidukikije birama (Protect Environment Sustainably). They have successfully managed the Flour Mill Project and reimbursed…

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sponsorChildEducated children make better choices and can therefore build a better future for themselves and their families.

With less than $1/day (only $240/year), you can give a child in need a chance to attend school for one year.

Sponsored children will have their tuition fees paid, and will receive school supplies, school uniforms, health care, and basic personal care supplies, such as soap and toothpaste.

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There are several ways to help Dufashanye Canada Foundation. Some options include creating a Giving Page and fundraising online, hosting an event, or doing a charity challenge.

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No organization is complete without volunteers. Are you looking for a cause to support? We have lots of different ways to volunteer with us.

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Your business can help Dufashanye Canada Foundation make a positive change in the lives of impoverished children and families by supporting a project, such as building/equipping a school or community health center, education sponsorship, or a small community development project.

I [Tree Stone Bakery] am happy to support Dufashanye Canada for several reasons. It is my belief that one must support his local community, businesses and agricultural professionals, this done while helping and supporting others in need internationally.

Dufashanye gives me the opportunity to do just that. Being an organisation based in Edmonton and presided by Jean-Jacques Mitakaro who lives and work in Edmonton,  I get the chance to see the progress that is made in Burundi first hand.

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Upcoming Events

May 2014

Christian Concert for Burundi Flood Victims
Date: Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jun 2014

Annual Dinner and Silent Auction
Date: Friday, June 20th, 2014
Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Success Stories

Flour Mill Project

Dufashanye Canada is proud to present our successful partners, the association Dukingiribidukikije birama (Protect Environment Sustainably). They have successfully managed the Flour Mill Project and reimbursed the micro-loan from Dufashanye Canada Foundation long before the agreed loan term. They have been awarded certificates in recognition of their excellent work.

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Sponsored Children

Sponsored children have worked hard and succeeded the last school year despite the difficult working conditions: walking long distance to get to school, reviewing their notes in the dark due to lack of electricity, etc. Those who have been among the top 10 at their respective schools have received a certificate.

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