Area : 270’764 km²
Population (2017): 19,6 million people
Density : 72,51 pop. / km²

Capital: Ouagadougou

 Some numbers*

  • Under-five mortality rate: 8,9%
  • Adult illiteracy rate: 71 %
  • Rural population with access to improved sources of drinking water: 76%
  • Rural population with access to improved sanitation facilities: 7%

Morija in Burkina Faso:

Morija operates in the Zoundwèogo, Kadiogo, Oubritenga and Sanmatenga regions of Burkina Faso. The association has been active in the country since 1979 in the sectors of nutrition, water-sanitation-hygiene, health, education and rural development.

Source: Unicef, Report “On the Situation of Children in the World”, 2016