When he finishes school at 5pm, Wathum goes straight to the mine to work. He comes home in the early hours to sleep for a few minutes before going back to school.
As Children Reporters they acquired the tools to succeed in realizing their dreams. Today, they are adults and always committed to defend children’s rights.
Conflicts, epidemics and other emergencies are preventing more than 5.6 million children like Shukuru from accessing their basic rights across the DRC.
Amongst the displaced people fleeing the violence of the Djugu territory in Ituri Province, there are children, elderly people but also pregnant women.
“When it rains, we dismiss the students to their homes seeing as the roofs of our rooms are made of straw. We cannot resist bad weather since the walls do not exist either”
YOUNG REPORTER – From Monday to Saturday, Mave go in class but in order to pay her school fees, she wakes up every Sunday at 4 am to to sell cassava leaves.
YOUNG REPORTER – In order to reach the most remote children, UNICEF agents occasionally have to go through impossible moments: impractical roads, mud, dust,… Let me tell you about my …
Everyone has a role to play in educating children. Find out about the activities of the door-to-door campaign around 200 km from Bunia.
YOUNG REPORTER – All children have the right to education, however it is a disturbing reality in the Mambasa territory of Ituri Province that there are thousands of Pygmy children who have never been to school! Those who are fortunate enough to study have difficulty completing the school year. How can we make sense of this unfortunate situation? I propose some answers in this article.
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 …