In La-toden village, Yako Province, Abzeta Sourgou, 24, mother of 2, working on her market garden. Her bike to carries water to her plot from the one well that still has water. There are plans to deepen the wells in time for the next dry season.
In La-toden village women water their small household garden close to their homes. The wells here are deeper and do not run dry.
Women water their small household garden close to their homes. The wells here are deeper and do not run dry. The women grow onions for their own use and to sell in the market.
Samba village, Yako. Salamata Zoundi, 27, feeds her two year old triplets at a demonstration of nutritional porridge making.
Samba village, Yako. Awa Sondo and her husband, members of the market garden, watering their onion crop and tending their plot.
Samba village, Yako Province, Burkina Faso, Salamata's father Ram Zoundi, 61, chairman of the Nutrition Team committee.
Baribsi village, Yako. Sally Belem, 32, interviews a mother as part of a two-year study into child nutrition in the Yako area.
Samba village, Yako. Abzetta Sondo, 19, and her child Noel Nougtara, 15 months. The baby, suffering from acute malnutrition, is now getting help from the porridge nutrition committee on hygiene and nutrition.
Abzetta Sondo, 19, fetches water for her household. Her husband is away working in Ivory Coast and she lives in the compound of her in-laws.
Samba village, Yako. Helene Pagoundba, on the Nutrition Education committee talks with Abzetta Sondo, 19. Abzetta's son Noel Nougtara, 15 months has suffered from acute malnutrition.
Kourono village, Yako. A fire burns in the open kitchen as Moussa Mande's wife prepare a family meal.
Christian Aid, working with local partners, working with communities in the environmentally challenged region of Yako, Burkina Faso, on maternal and child health.