At the Amani festival, children participate in the promotion of the culture of peace

At the Amani festival, children participate in the promotion of the culture of peace

Child Post News Our Posts Young Reporters 24 February 2017 No Comments on At the Amani festival, children participate in the promotion of the culture of peace

NEWS – Since 2014, the city of Goma in North Kivu, hosts every year the Amani festival, internationally known for its promotion of the culture of peace. Elodie, 14, and Child Reporter, narrates her participation in the three days of the festival!

Trésor : 6 years with a weapon, now with a wood plane

Trésor : 6 years with a weapon, now with a wood plane

Child Post Protection Young Reporters 13 February 2017 No Comments on Trésor : 6 years with a weapon, now with a wood plane

YOUNG REPORTER – At 12 years of age, having lost both parents, Trésor* joined the FRPI, an active armed group in the north-east of the DRC. Very sad, he talks to me about his memories of a life as a child soldier and what he has become today. The moving story of Trésor, 17 years old, resembles that of hundreds of former child soldiers.