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
Kasaï : UNICEF réintègre 30.000 enfants à l’école grâce à un don des peuples américains et britanniques27 June 2018
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – La crise qui a affecté la région du Kasaï depuis deux ans a laissé des milliers d’enfants en dehors du système scolaire. Afin de répondre à cette situation, un accord de collaboration a été signé aujourd’hui entre l’UNICEF, USAID et la Coopération britannique pour garantir un accès inclusif à une éducation de qualité à 30.000 enfants.
KASAI – Friday 15th December 2017 was the start of the holidays at the Musue Bionso Primary School in Mulombela, a village situated 20km from Kananga. he students and teachers did not know then that they would not be able to return to the classroom after the holidays.
TESTIMONY – “At the end of my studies, I want to become an architect engineer. I wish to contribute to the modernization of the town of Kananga where the majority of the buildings date back to the colonial era”