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.
NEWS – A truck can improve children’s health! UNICEF has just made a 16 ton truck available so that vulnerable populations in the remote health regions of North Kivu can have better access to medication and other medical supplies.
CHILD REPORTER -A birth certificate allows children to be recognized as Congolese citizens and protects them against violations of their fundamental rights.
GUEST BLOGER – More than 20,000 child soldiers have been freed from the armed forces and groups in DRC. Obedi ex child soldier gives us his testimony.
NEWS – UNICEF just handed over 160,200 birth certificates to help promote every child’s right to identity in North Kivu. A promising operation.
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!
PRESS RELEASE – On 10th anniversary of Paris Commitments leaders renew the call to end use of children in conflict. At least 65,000 children have been released from armed forces …
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.