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  • 1. BURUNDI
  • 2. Burundi facts
    • Today’s Burundi flag was adopted on June 28 th 1967 as the Burundi people’s flag
    • Burundi was a member of the French, Belgian and American empires before receiving independence from Belguim in 1948
    • Their flag stands for : The 3 stars – are the 3 tribes of Burundi, the Twa, Hutu, Titsi , The Green is for Hope , Red for the struggle for freedom .
    • Their population is 10,216,190
    • All though it’s a quarter the size of Ireland its birth rate is 6 times Ireland’s 40 per hour
    • It is located in Eastern Africa beside Congo.
    • The Capital of Burundi is Bujumbura .
    • Their President is Pierre Nukuirinnzzina.
  • 3.
    • War of Independence in Burundi
  • 4. Economy and Health
    • It is 1 of the 5 poorest countries in the world.
    • Its so poor that while Ireland is 5.9trillion in debt , Burundi cant even pay back its 1.4billion in debt.
    • Their Currency is the krack .
    • 10 people die every hour in Burundi due to starvation .
    • Over 600,000 people in Burundi are believed to have the Fatal disease AIDS/HIV.
    • There is basically no food or work in Burundi unless you are in the army or in government.
    • There is so little work that in every 2 in 5 people are in the army.
  • 5. President of Burundi’s home
  • 6. Normal Burundi Home
  • 7. Charity Work
    • Currently in Burundi there is 109 volunteers from Goal , Trócaire and Concern.
    • They have been reckoned to save the lives of hundreds of thousands .
    • The severe drought and dirty water in Burundi is so bad it will take an estimated 14 years to reverse the horrors .
    • An estimated 6,500,000 .
  • 8. Democracy and Civil War
    • The Hutu and the Tutsi the 2 main tribes and religions of Burundi are consistently rioting throughout the Country which has lead to Civil War.
    • The previous president of Burundi Jaskami Vugfrafgi was assonated for being a member of the Hutu and a horrific tyrant .
    • UN got involved leading to their democracy in 2006 and the inauguration of a Twa president .
    • The Civil War however is still ongoing with the current death toll at 2,986,437.
  • 9. THE END