In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), many children carry waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid fever and diarrhoea.
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.
We will continue to be involved in any approach that will aim at the emergence of an Africa and a world favorable to the development and thrive of children and young people.
“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”
I dream of my Africa, an Africa where every child has an education and where all their rights are respected.
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.
“For all those years, I suffered; I was often whipped. I stole from others, I didn’t even have a bed to sleep on.” Simon spent some difficult times in an armed group before being rescued and taken in by an NGO that gave him the chance to become a successful mechanic!