PHOTO STORY – Thousands of children in Kasaï have been associated with militias and experienced atrocities. Children are being used by militias in combat to fight and kill, and as human shields.
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.
Encouraging the women to attend their first prenatal consultation during their first trimester of pregnancy21 February 2018
PHOTO STORY – The Rubare health centre has been encouraging couples to attend prenatal consultations together. This is important for improving joint monitoring and care for the development of the pregnancy.
PHOTO – In Kalemie, cholera is endemic. A large number of households take their water from the huge lake and drink it untreated despite the numerous waterborne diseases likely to affect their health.
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”
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.
UNICEF DRC wished to give Congolese children and adolescents, the future adults of tomorrow, the chance to use their voices. Through a series of portraits, they convey their aspirations, their projects and especially their dreams to you for the future. Discover the #Generation2030!
I started making porridge with local foods with my second child. At first, I gave Cerelac. I paid a box 4000 francs (about 2.5US $) which lasted me 1 week. Now, with only 3000 francs, I can prepare porridge for 2 to 3 weeks!
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 !