Repairer Moms who ensure the durability of the installations

Women and drinking water in DRC

The Repairer Moms (UNICEF DRC 2017 Dubourthoumieu)

WORLD WATER WEEK – At Babondika, a small locality located 12 kilometers north of Kisangani, the capital of Tshopo province, the village committee is mobilizing to maintain the water pump of the village with local means.

Women in water management

Every quarter, three women “chosen among the most courageous of the village” dismantle the pump in order to clean the pipes, lubricate the wheelwork and change the waterproof joints.

They are enthusiastic about maintaining the pumps since they are the first users

Women more involved in the management of drinking water in DRC

Find out our unique photo report from photographer Gwenn Dubouthoumieu

The Repairer Moms

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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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