We are always searching for new approaches and methods to stimulate intelligence, resourcefulness and creativity, encouraging participation and closely following the evolution of sustainable projects. We work towards the empowerment of rural communities and of women, through awareness and training programs. Our projects have included education, health, agriculture, civil society, productive activities, long distance adoption, sport.
Fitil is a non-profit organization founded in Rome in 2005. Its name means 'small light' in Mooré, the language of the Mossi of Burkina Faso. Our main areas of intervention are the rural communities of this country. In 2005, Fitil began a pilot project in the village of Sakouli (2,800), province of Kourweogo, Burkina Faso and soon moved into 3 other nearby communities. (Tangseghin (1,200) , Kouka (1,600) and Goagba (4,900) working there until 2013. These villages, all inhabited by the ethnic group Mossi, are situated at about 60 kilometres from the capital city of Ouagadougou.