ACTU – In April 2017, DRC registered a new polio case in penegorie village in the Kunda Health Zone, Maniema province. Deo, a motorbike repairer has engaged in the fight against the disease as a social mobiliser for the interest of children.
ITURI – Under the unexpected rain that started early this morning in the month of February, Francine and her children took the path for the Téléga Primary School, a locality situated around 12 kilometres from the city of Bunia.
TESTIMONY – Salama was in class at her primary school in the Djugu territory, located in the Ituri Province, when armed men attacked her village. Salama has had no news about her family since then.
TESTIMONY – Forced to take up arms at the age of 16, the young Fadhili has succeeded in becoming a nurse, swopping his weapon of war for a stethoscope and a syringe. For his community, Fadhili is a role model!
BLOG – Alphonsine’s story is only one amongst hundreds of tales of children whose childhood has been stolen and abused by armed groups in eastern DRC, but who has, with the support of UNICEF, been able to move on.
UNICEF and its partners organise operations for cash transfers to 70,000 displaced persons in South Kivu for their essential needs.
“We had lost everything during the displacement. Now the problem is nearly resolved. I just bought, with my coupon of $US 70, clothes for the baby, soap for laundry, plates and a mattress for the mother”
NEWS – Thanks to a photo exhibition about water and environment in Bukavu, Rehema, 18, realised that she haven’t been washing her hands properly.
PHOTO REPORT – Francine learns, with other women, to prepare the 4* porridge in order to fight the malnutrition of her twins. Find out the recipe !
PHOTO REPORT – A mobile court hearing organised by the Peace Tribunal of the Rutshuru provide justice to 1600 children whose births have not been registered at the registry office within the statutory 90 day delay.