TESTIMONY – Baby Yedidia is six and a half months old yet it is only from today that he will have, for the first time, any food other than mother’s milk.
TESTIMONY – I breastfed my baby exclusively for the first six months and I’m very happy about it. I wasn’t always supported in this process. I had to rely on myself to succeed.
NEWS – A truck can improve children’s health! UNICEF has just made a 16 ton truck available so that vulnerable populations in the remote health regions of North Kivu can have better access to medication and other medical supplies.
Child labour in the DRC remains a pressing issue. Five youths from Goma (east of DR Congo), denounce the exploitations and abuses they suffered.
Testing of couples is necessary to prevent transmission of HIV from mother to child. In Goma, John and Nene decided to get tested for their baby’s health.
Young girls are still facing heavy responsibilities and housework in Goma. They have no more time for their school work or simply flourishing as a child.