YOUNG REPORTER – As defenders of children’s rights, we must mobilise the entire community and lead by example. Right now, we are not a generation without waste but we can become one by getting everyone involved.
YOUNG REPORTER – Every child must go to school and be able to eat as much as he needs no matter what his family situation is.
YOUNG REPORTER – If we don’t have report cards, our school records are incomplete, and we get thrown out of school. However, education is a right of every child.
YOUNG REPORTER – Too many children in our province are out of school, lack access to proper sanitation, are unhealthy, etc. The North Kivu children cannot have a proper childhood because of the climate of many years of conflict.
EMERGENCIES – When I heard the news on the radio around 6 pm that day, I felt hijacked. I was scared because it’s was happening right next to Mbandaka. There’s only about a hundred kilometers between my house and Bikoro, the epicenter of the epidemic.
YOUNG REPORTER – Since 1993, 22nd March has been dedicated to the celebration of World Water Day. This year, the Young Reporters, in partnership with the Ituri listeners club for children, have come together for the treatment, preservation and importance of water.
YOUNG REPORTER – As a consequence of the unfortunate events which are taking place in Ituri, thousands of the province’s children are being deprived of their rights. These children live full of sorrow, as if suffering has become their right.
YOUNG REPORTER – For 5 years now, the city of Goma has been regularly hosting the great Amani Festival. We were there!
EXHIBITION – 20 former Child Reporters were trained on hosting and looking after the exhibition equipment over 3 days. The goal was to share information relating to water with Kinshasa pupils and encourage the children to change their behaviour in terms of water management.
YOUNG REPORTER – The large number of displaced people caused by the violence which disrupted the peace in the Province of Ituri is leading to a serious hygiene problem. Children and women are living in precarious conditions that make it difficult to practice good hygiene.