West African Development Ministries partners with Ministère Chrétien de Développement International in Burkina Faso since 2007.
Joan Peterson and her African colleagues are working among the Samogo people in the northwest of the country.
A Church has been founded in the village of Kawara with on-going evangelism and discipleship training. Community development projects include Secondary Education and Health Care.
Joan is helping to coordinate the administrative side of the ministry, participates on the worship team in a local Church in Ouagadougou as well as teaches music and English lessons.