International Committee of the Red Cross

Burundi: Widowed mother Francine is still fighting

Video 07 March 2018

Since 2016, the ICRC has helped 700 vulnerable women in Burundi start small businesses so they can regain financial independence.

Working women are able to support their families through tough times. Take Francine, who found herself in difficulty following the death of her husband.

Since 2016 we have supported 700 vulnerable women in #Burundi, enabling them to start small businesses & support their families. This is Francine's story. #IWD2018 pic.twitter.com/ibduAggMwL

— ICRC Africa (@ICRC_Africa) March 8, 2018