Organization and Operation
The Specifics of Yam Pukri
References and Distinctions
Yam Pukri functions under the statute of an association that is directed by a president and managed by a coordinator in charge of administration and finances. There are twelve salaried positions as well as a number of contract positions that support special projects. If occasional collaborators and active members are included in the count, Yam Pukri’s team consists of thirty (and up to fifty) employees.
The staff finds merit in their work through the possibility of progression and each person is responsible for a specific project.
administration and accounting
training and course development
IT support and maintenance
multi media production (videos, recording studio, desk top publishing)
statistical studies and evaluations
One person can work under a number of different sections.
Yam Pukri possesses the following…
A building that is comprised of:
A conference room
A computer lab with 30 networked computers
An ICT museum
A space for web development and video production
An office for the coordinator/administrator with secretarial reception
Covered passageways and a staff room
A recording studio
a museum of technology
Two rooms for workshops and training sessions
Internal and external washrooms
A space for coffee breaks
Various means of transportation that include:
A mini bus
A utility vehicle
Audio video materials such as:
Five basic cameras
Two high quality, professional cameras
Six digital cameras
A variety of other equipment
In the past few years, Yam Pukri has received many national and international distinctions for effective work, recognition from the Burkina Faso government for its involvement in NTIC for development and participated in many international conferences, summits and symposiums.