Naomie’s first year of school

Naomie’s first year of school
The “Educate A Child” Programme allows Naomie and 13,200 other children in the old Eastern Province to benefit from quality primary education.


Going against the rain, Naomie took the path for the Tobongisa institute of Kisangani, in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, at an early hour in order to be punctual. Naomie is 7 years old and it’s her first year of school.

There are many children my age who do not go to school because their parents do not have money. In my family, only my half-sister goes to school because her father can pay for her school fees.

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Naomie’s first year of school

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Gwenn Dubourthoumieu

Gwenn Dubourthoumieu s’est intéressé à la photographie alors qu’il travaillait en Afrique pour des ONG humanitaires. Professionnel depuis avril 2010, son travail est régulièrement récompensé. Il travaille régulièrement pour UNICEF RDC en tant que consultant photographique.

Gwenn Dubourthoumieu became interested in photography while working in Africa for humanitarian NGOs. Professional since 2010, his work is regularly rewarded.  He's a photography consultant for UNICEF DRC.

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