Burundi Friends International is an organization that is committed to Fighting Poverty, Educating Youth and Providing Hope in the one of the most economically challenged places on earth: Burundi, Africa. Burundi is a small country in East Africa about the size of Maryland, located between Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. Burundi is divided into 18 provinces, with its capital in Bujumbura. While the primary languages of Burundi are Kirundi, Swahili and French, the primary language of business (and associated opportunity) throughout Africa is English. BFI’s mission is to unite and educate youth, women and men leading to economic empowerment, building self-sustaining communities in Burundi, East Africa. Our core values include a Passion for Service, Dignity, Generosity, Compassion and Trust.