TESTIMONY – Baby Yedidia is six and a half months old yet it is only from today that he will have, for the first time, any food other than mother’s milk.
NEWS – “What would you do if you hear that a classmate of yours had HIV ?” Noël, a 7-year-old boy, received a thunderous applause for his testimony !
PHOTO REPORT – About 20 people, mostly children, lay under the tent, everyone in their own bed and apparently exhausted. At their bedside, men and women in white blouses wearing personal protective equipment are busy taking care of the patients. There is an emergency. It is a cholera outbreak.
Child labour in the DRC remains a pressing issue. Five youths from Goma (east of DR Congo), denounce the exploitations and abuses they suffered.
CHILD REPORTER -A birth certificate allows children to be recognized as Congolese citizens and protects them against violations of their fundamental rights.
What leads children to join armed groups? Sebihi, joined a welding shop. Vocational training finished, he was engaged for the seriousness of his work.
NEWS – UNICEF just handed over 160,200 birth certificates to help promote every child’s right to identity in North Kivu. A promising operation.
VIDEO – For 6 years now, UNICEF and partners have worked on Alternative Responses to Communities in Crisis in DRCongo (ARCC). It aims to better respond to the needs of people affected by emergencies, working with local markets and cash-based assistance. Is it worthy? Find out by watching this short friendly video.
BEST OF 2016 – Goma was a stop of the tour of the Princess of Hanover in DRC. S.A.R. supports the reintegration of children affected by violence by a capoeira project.
Practicing capoeira in the DRC puts a new smile on the faces of the children who have suffered under the armed forces and armed groups.