and a 2008
UNICEF report stated that "Burundi's children continue
to be threatened by rape, child prostitution, child
labour, recruitment into militias, internal
displacement, kidnapping and landmines."
ranked in 178th place out of 186 countries and
territories in 2013 in terms of life expectancy,
literacy, access to knowledge and the living standards
of a country. Despite of all this, there is a limited volunteer work sector in Burundi. It simply hasn't been engaged in any meaningful way and those who do visit are often viewed
disdainfully and certainly suspiciously.
If you run or
know of a volunteer work project in Burundi let us know by
contacting here. We look forward
to hearing from you!