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”
Shukuru, 13, who has lost both parents, fled the violence threatening his village, located some twenty kilometres from the city of Bunia.
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 …
YOUNG REPORTER – The education of children should not pose a problem, but, in the Mahagi territory, in Ituri, customs are a major barrier for the education of girls. I went to Ndrele, a business centre in the Mahagi territory, around 180km from the town of Bunia, to find out more.
YOUNG REPORTER – We made an encounter with an exceptional woman: Ivonne. She is forty years old, and a mother of eight children. She is very determined to support the needs of her children.