Kadi, 35 years old and mother of 3 children, the last of whom, Héléna, 6 months old, is nestled against her breast, observes the participants of the cooking demonstration organized by the support group of Mbandaka I district of Bumbu commune, in Kinshasa, sit one by one in the middle of his courtyard. “I welcome group meetings to my home so that my neighbors can benefit from the same lessons as me. I followed the nutritional advice of community relays on breastfeeding and feeding my children, and thanks to that they are all healthy … and wise, “she says. “I started making porridge with local foods with my second child. At first, I gave Cerelac (a ready-made porridge made from cereals ). 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! “.
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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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