Supporting women, youth and children  through education and training in West Africa Burkina Faso

Let’s put

an end to poverty through education

Our founder


  1. 1998 - Mark Johnson goes on Peace Corps mission in Haiti and his life changes forever.
  2. 2001 - Angel donation from GlobalCom funds outreach for west Africa division.
  3. 2005 - Association Zodneere grows to feeding more than 50,000 children in a single year and raises more than $2.5 million from non-corporate donors.
  4. 2011 - Mark Johnson recognized as one of the top humanitarians in the nation. Association Zodneere grows to more than 7,500 volunteers in 17 countries worldwide.

Foundation History

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our leadership team

mission & vision

 We believe that education is the end of poverty therefore our mission is to support women, youth and children in the villages of Burkina Faso (West Africa) through education and training.


You can volunteer selling our hand made products 

recent programs

Our literacy outreach program in Houston recently got the attention of national media. Learn more about this page-turner.

Sam Kromstain
Chief Legal Counsel ensures we are represented in Washington.

Mark Priston
Our Chief of Development makes sure we're where people need us.

John McCoist
Our Chief Financial Officer spends his free time teaching children to read.

Bradley Grosh
His background in social media helps us reach people one tweet at at time.