CD Global Strategies reported earning $30,000 for the Burkina Faso work and $100,000 for assisting Togo.
The embassy of Burkina Faso did not respond to a request for comment regarding the filings.
Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, is home to a strategically important base for Pentagon surveillance missions.
“The choice of Cardinals of Burkina Faso and Haiti shows concern for people struck by poverty,” he said after the names were read.
A young man in Burkina Faso used savings from income made fixing bikes to open a bicycle shop and put his siblings through school.
The USA's HPI score matches Australia's and Sweden's, but doubles those of Cameroon, Mali, and Burkina Faso.
That's in addition to 298 in the neighboring country of Guinea and 20 in Burkina Faso.
Republic in west Africa, formerly called Upper Volta, bordered by Niger to the north and east, Benin on the southeast, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast on the south, and Mali on the west and north. Its capital and largest city is Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso gained independence from France in 1960.