TESTIMONY – Tradition has so far prevailed over education in Kwilu. Community workers does not lower the arm to promote education in Kwilu.
ACTU – In April 2017, DRC registered a new polio case in penegorie village in the Kunda Health Zone, Maniema province. Deo, a motorbike repairer has engaged in the fight against the disease as a social mobiliser for the interest of children.
PHOTO – With a screening booklet and reference chips in hand, Yvonne, 30 years, never goes unnoticed in her village.
“We had lost everything during the displacement. Now the problem is nearly resolved. I just bought, with my coupon of $US 70, clothes for the baby, soap for laundry, plates and a mattress for the mother”
KASAI – The village of Kapangu, in the territory of Luilu, is located in Lomami Province. This territory has witnessed clashes between police and the Kamuina Nsapu militia that forced the entire population to hide in the bush.
PROTECTION – Akim started working in the artisanal mines due to his family’s financial situation but he still had dreams, however !
YOUNG REPORTER – This is the story of Shukuru, a 13-year-old girl who is a student in the 4th year of primary school. A victim of discrimination, she was unable to start school at 6 years of age like her brothers. I was really touched by her story.
1070 families had to flee their villages, most leaving all their belongings behind. In response, on May 26, the Italian NGO AVSI, one of UNICEF’s partners in Tanganyika province, organized an NFI fair (Non Food Items) and invited the 731 most vulnerable families to participate.
NEWS – Official announcement to establish a Juvenile Court in Gemena, in the South-Ubangi province. The creation of this type of court flows from the Child Protection Law and is a priority for UNICEF.
At least 400,000 severely malnourished children at risk of dying in DR Congo’s volatile Kasai regionEmergencies Nutrition 12 December 2017
At least 400,000 children under five in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in 2018 if they are not urgently reached with lifesaving health and nutrition interventions, UNICEF warned today. The dire situation has largely been caused by violence, mass displacement and reduced agricultural production over the past 18 months