YOUNG REPORTER – Without education and professional qualifications, girls cannot access good employment and, consequently, they cannot contribute to the country’s development.
EDUCATION – Since the calm has returned in Kasai Province, after spending weeks in the bush, Chantal’s children can finally go back to school.
YOUNG REPORTER – Busime is a 16-year-old girl from the Walungu territory of South Kivu. I met her in Bukavu where, alongside her brother, she sells carrots. She does this work so that she can pay her school fees. This is her story.
EBOLA – The appearance of the Ebola virus disease in Mangina has overturned the daily lives of the population. Out of fear of contamination, parents did not send their children off on the day of the return to school.
EDUCATION – At recess time, a group of children seems agitated and goes to see Maman Micheline. After a few minutes of discussion, everything is back to normal and the children return happily to their classroom.
UNICEF steps-up support for children ahead of new school year in Ebola affected areas of Eastern DRC28 August 2018
PRESS RELEASE – UNICEF is scaling up education, health and water, sanitation and hygiene programmes to assist the schools to provide a safe learning environment for children and their teachers.
EDUCATION – When she arrived, Esther didn’t speak a word of French. The young girl could only speak English, which made it impossible for her to sign up for normal school classes, because they are taught in French.
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.
Le Ministre de l’Enseignement Primaire Secondaire et Professionnel lance la campagne d’inscription scolaire21 August 2018
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – La campagne vise l’inscription en première année primaire de deux millions d’enfants de 6 et 7 ans.
EDUCATION – Thanks to a partnership between UNICEF and the Institut Français of Goma, children have the the chance to improve their learning of the French language