Who we are
DR COVADONGA BASCARAN
Cova is a public health specialist with a background in clinical ophthalmology. After 10 years in the NHS, she started working in higher education research and eye care programmes at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and at several NGOs. She has established eye care programmes in Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean.
AIDAN DE BRUNNER
Aidan has a BSc degree in mechanical engineering, an MSc in international development and is an accredited Chartered Accountant. Aidan has been working with Eugene in Burkina Faso for over 15 years, fundraising and developing partnerships with other NGOs and helping to establish an experienced management team. He is married to fellow trustee Dr Covadonga Bascaran.
Ana has a degree in Economics and Business Administration, holds a Masters in Politics and International Relations as well as a Management Development Program from IESE Business School. She is a professional with more than 15 years’ experience in the economical-financial field, used to working in multinational environments, with high quality standards and leading multifunctional teams.
Charlie Collins is a public servant with over 20 years’ experience in defense and reconstruction. He has a Law Degree from Bristol University and an MA from King’s College London and has worked in several developing countries in West Africa and Asia.
Burkina Health Foundation
Eureka Foundation has been founded on thirty years of strong friendship between a Burkinabé and a British national. During this period, it has been underpinned by:
- Several quick impact projects with the help of friends and partners .
- The raising of living standards in several villages across a range of measures: drinking water wells, improved agricultural methods, training and management of female groups.
- Support to schools and health facilities in villages: repair and enlargement of schools, supply of teaching and medical materials.
From 2013 onwards the sole focus has been sustainable healthcare.
Health: the heart of our support to society:
A sustainable model, independent both in terms of finance and human resource
Vision Mundi, the Spanish charity committed to fighting blindness in developing nations, is partnering with us to provide specialist eye services at our Eureka clinic. Vision Mundi is currently active in Bolivia, Peru and Kenya and shares the same values of community-led sustainable services that we do.
THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF BURKINA FASO
Our primary partner in the challenge to improve health and in training our workforce. Our partnership is regulated by 5 years agreements, recently renewed.
Collaborate with us
Burkina Health Foundation would love your support.