Whenever Ebola strikes, children end up alone or become orphaned, men and women become widowed.
EBOLA – Over the last few weeks, Sylvie has seen several children arrive at the treatment centre. Fortunately, she has also seen many children discharged and declared not infected.
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.
By increasing the awareness of the students in a school, we can increase the awareness of all their community.
In Bikoro, children no longer have access to the radio even though, in the 21st century, radio and television are tools for getting our voices heard on the problems which concern us.
Free health care is a good way of fighting against Ebola in DRC as people no longer have to hide from the disease, worrying about paying for care
In Bikoro, victims of sexual violence are victimized not only by their tormentors, but also by the police.
Under no circumstances should a financial barrier constitute an obstacle to accessing healthcare, and so free healthcare appeared to be a very good thing in Ebola affected areas.
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.
Every year on October 15, the whole world celebrates hand-washing day. The slogan in DRC this year is: “Clean hands, no microbes!” For the occasion, my reporter friends in Kinshasa …