YOUNG REPORTER – Many parents use a variety of forms of discipline to make their child understand that his or her behaviour was wrong. These parents are convinced that using forceful methods is the way to bring up their child well.
YOUNG REPORTER – Every day the two boys spend hours walking to pick up as many bottles as possible to resell them afterwards.
YOUNG REPORTER – Children can participate in different ways. We can plead, write articles and tell stories but we can also be at the heart of activities of concern to us. Instead of having an adult moderating, we can also let a child do it!
YOUNG REPORTER – As defenders of children’s rights, we must mobilise the entire community and lead by example. Right now, we are not a generation without waste but we can become one by getting everyone involved.
YOUNG REPORTER – Every child must go to school and be able to eat as much as he needs no matter what his family situation is.
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.
YOUNG REPORTER – Breast milk is the only and best food an infant needs during his/her first six months. After this, it is recommended to continue breastfeeding up to the age of 2.
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.
EMERGENCIES – It was essential that the Young Reporters be briefed in the first few days so that they could mobilize without delay. Some children were a little reluctant… they knew nothing about Ebola, but after some explanation, fear gave way to motivation.
YOUNG REPORTER – Too many children in our province are out of school, lack access to proper sanitation, are unhealthy, etc. The North Kivu children cannot have a proper childhood because of the climate of many years of conflict.