What is the best way to make phone calls back home?

To have skype. It's cheap and the connection is good. - Aug 2008

Skype. - Jul 2008

If you have access to the internet, Skype (or a similar VOIP service) is very good and affordable. We have not tried any callback services (if there are any), but there are several calling card plans that offer relatively inexpensive calling from the U.S. to Burkina Faso. - Jun 2008

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