Every day, up to 850 children gather in the recreational playground set up by the NGO APEDE (Friends of the Poor), a UNICEF partner, in the middle of the Kalunga IDP camp, next to Kalemie, the capital of Tanganyika Province.
654,000 people have fled the inter-ethnic violence that ravaged this province of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since July 2016. 48,000 have settled in several camps around Kalemie. In the midst of cries, laughter and games, they forget, for a few hours, the battles and their stories, all tragic.
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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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