The Story of Benkadi

In the village of Kimini in remote Burkina Faso women have been empowered and their lives are forever changed for the better.  Lighting the Path has educated the women in business and production skills to form a small enterprise.  They learned how to make...
The Women’s Aid Fund

The Women’s Aid Fund

The Women’s Aid Fund was established when one of the women we were working with needed a prosthetic arm.  There was no way she could afford this and we saw that this would make a huge difference in her quality of life.  Medical and special needs hinder the...

Creating Rainbows in the Dark

This project is for the visually impaired populations in the villages. UPDATE 11/28/17 – Research is underway to teach eye health and hygiene practices, nutrition to improve vision and provide glasses and medical care for the visually impaired. Resources are so...

The Moringa Tree Project in Kimini

11/2/17 Update – Still looking to acquire land11/16/15 UPDATE – Three additional water wells were drilled in Kimini at the end of March!!! The village of Kimini is receiving additional water wells!  The Kimini project will include teaching skills to...

St. Louis Projects

Lighting the Path is exploring locations to set up programs to better serve those in the St. Louis region.  We are in discussions with organizations, universities and women’s programs to add additional ​services where there are needs. We are looking at...