I started making porridge with local foods with my second child. At first, I gave Cerelac. 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!
KEY FIGURES – The “Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2017” reveals that 7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality. Our expert takes stock of the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
EDUCATION – In a very basic classroom equipped only with a blackboard and some twenty wooden desks, school teachers and school principals are keen to learn a new approach on how to teach reading/writing, mathematics and everyday life skills.
KEY FIGURES – New data on education, reproductive health, involvement in household decision-making and the manner in which young women perceive physical and sexual violence show a noticeable empowerment of girls in the DRC.
YOUNG REPORTER – In my first blog, I want to talk about the importance of nursery school. Come with me to Sommet du Savoir School in the city of Bunia, in Ituri Province.
PRESS RELEASE – UNICEF devotes particular attention to this crisis and has made the humanitarian response in this region a global priority for the organization.
Boys playing football (UNICEF DRC Dubourthoumieu)
YOUNG REPORTER – Playing, relaxing and taking part in recreational activities are among the important things in the life of a child. Unfortunately, there is …
YOUNG REPORTER – During the whole month of August, children were the main participants in a programme to inform families about the importance of registering the births of their children, conducted by the goverment in collaboration with UNICEF.
Read the full story of Naomie, 7 years old and going at school for the first year.
PHOTO – With a screening booklet and reference chips in hand, Yvonne, 30 years, never goes unnoticed in her village.