YOUNG REPORTERS – Despite the efforts of the Provincial Government and its partners in the implementation of projects and programmes to improve the situation of mothers and children, the rights of children in Ituri Province are not fully respected.
KASAI – Kamiji Territory, situated in Lomami Province, was the scene of clashes between the security forces and Kamuina Nsapu militants. The violence forced entire populations to hide in the brush, far from basic services. During these months, the children were unable to continue their education.
BLOG – Bipendu is just eight years old. Her happy face tells the story of a child who is going back to school.
TESTIMONY – Tradition has so far prevailed over education in Kwilu. Community workers does not lower the arm to promote education in Kwilu.
KASAI – For the last several weeks, a sense of hope has returned to Kanzala, on the outskirts of Tshikapa, capital of the Kasai Province. Children have made their way back to school thanks to a temporary school set up in UNICEF tents.
YOUNG REPORTER – Busime is a 16-year-old girl from the Walungu territory of South Kivu. I met her in Bukavu where, alongside her brother, she sells carrots. She does this work so that she can pay her school fees. This is her story.
Everyone has a role to play in educating children. Find out about the activities of the door-to-door campaign around 200 km from Bunia.
YOUNG REPORTER – All children have the right to education, however it is a disturbing reality in the Mambasa territory of Ituri Province that there are thousands of Pygmy children who have never been to school! Those who are fortunate enough to study have difficulty completing the school year. How can we make sense of this unfortunate situation? I propose some answers in this article.
EDUCATION – In a very basic classroom equipped only with a blackboard and some twenty wooden desks, school teachers and school principals are keen to learn a new approach on how to teach reading/writing, mathematics and everyday life skills.
YOUNG REPORTER – In my first blog, I want to talk about the importance of nursery school. Come with me to Sommet du Savoir School in the city of Bunia, in Ituri Province.