VIDEO – In the provinces of Kasai and Tanganyika, hundreds of thousands families have been displaced by violence. How to help these families rebuild their lives?
PARTICIPATION – Aldi, president of the Children’s Committee of Kinshasa spoke to us passionately about children’s participation in the Provincial Committee and his wish for every child of DRC.
VIDEO & Cartoon – “No polished shoes, no school. Samuel, 10 years, will discover in the Beautiful Kinshasa, the kingdom of resourcefulness. Article 15, Daddy!” Stand up Kinshasa! is an …
NEWS – Since 2014, the city of Goma in North Kivu, hosts every year the Amani festival, internationally known for its promotion of the culture of peace. Elodie, 14, and Child Reporter, narrates her participation in the three days of the festival!
Former child soldier, Aimé tells us his story. Today, he is an adult reintegrated into society, and has rebuilt his life, overcome challenges, and sees the future in a new light. This is a moving interview, which reminds us of the urgent need to act so that no child ends up enrolled in the forces or armed groups. It also underlines the importance of investing in reintegration. “I don’t like to talk about my story, because it’s tragic. I lost my father because of it. But I hope than an important message will get through.” Let his words speak.
EDUCATION – Were you able to draw a truck like this when you were only 7 years old? Blanchard is a blooming artist who loves to learn, but school often costs too much for families in DRC. Read about how UNICEF is addressing the issue.
What a REVOLUTION in the world of Internet! Facebook partnered with telephone service providers in DRC, to allow people who only have difficult access to Internet to surf, on their phones, on certain websites, for FREE. You’d like to know more wouldn’t you? Read on!
VIDEO – For 6 years now, UNICEF and partners have worked on Alternative Responses to Communities in Crisis in DRCongo (ARCC). It aims to better respond to the needs of people affected by emergencies, working with local markets and cash-based assistance. Is it worthy? Find out by watching this short friendly video.
EMERGENCIES – In North Kivu, displaced families take advantage of trade fairs in order to obtain the household items they really need.
EMERGENCIES – Germaine and Emerine, community representatives, make a unique pair to raise awareness and warn about the risks of cholera. Follow Germaine and Emerine in the field!