TESTIMONY – Forced to take up arms at the age of 16, the young Fadhili has succeeded in becoming a nurse, swopping his weapon of war for a stethoscope and a syringe. For his community, Fadhili is a role model!
BLOG – Alphonsine’s story is only one amongst hundreds of tales of children whose childhood has been stolen and abused by armed groups in eastern DRC, but who has, with the support of UNICEF, been able to move on.
UNICEF and its partners organise operations for cash transfers to 70,000 displaced persons in South Kivu for their essential needs.
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.
“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”
NEWS – Thanks to a photo exhibition about water and environment in Bukavu, Rehema, 18, realised that she haven’t been washing her hands properly.
PHOTO REPORT – Francine learns, with other women, to prepare the 4* porridge in order to fight the malnutrition of her twins. Find out the recipe !
PHOTO REPORT – A mobile court hearing organised by the Peace Tribunal of the Rutshuru provide justice to 1600 children whose births have not been registered at the registry office within the statutory 90 day delay.
NEWS – “What would you do if you hear that a classmate of yours had HIV ?” Noël, a 7-year-old boy, received a thunderous applause for his testimony !
PHOTO REPORT – Over 3000 people are already infected with cholera in Goma and its surrounds. The provincial government, with the support of UNICEF and other partners, is trying to break the cycle of this disease.