CHILD REPORTER – Disguised begging continues to grow. Numerous children are looking for a giving hand in Kiwanja, an important city at about 70 kilometres North of Goma. Not acting as adults would do, children proceed in their own way…
Music is one of those things that everyone enjoys. This is why it is often used as a means to convey important messages to audiences. The Francofolies festival this year seized the opportunity to promote children’s enrolment in schools. Find out how!
Last June, DRC saw many of its major towns celebrate the Day of the African Child. The focus this year was on speeding up efforts to end child marriages and Ruth, a Young Reporter from Mbandaka Province, covered the events which included solid advocacy activities.
What a fantastic initiative! Deo, Young Reporter in DRC’s Bandundu Province, delivered presentations in front of secondary school students so as to teach them about the rights of the child as they appear in the famous Convention. Found out how he and other Young Reporters went about organising it all!
Laetitia is a particularly engaged Young Reporter in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. After having participated in a national children’s workshop on the topic of violence against children during armed conflict, she shares her ideas on the situation. Read all our other articles on the same subject!
Josué, a #YoungReporter, met Florence, an orphan. Read Josués article and learn about the touching story of this very courageous litte girl who has found hope again!
Thanks to the UNICEF office in Matadi in Kongo-Central Province, Ange used to a Young Reporter. He learned so much from his experience, even more so because his childhood didn’t get off to a good start. Find out was he has become!
EXCLUSIVE! Read the Manassé’s story. Manassé used to be a Young Reporter and has now become a supervisor for today’s generation of Young Reporters in Matadi, a port town in Kongo Central province, western DRC. He says he’s kept such good memories of his experience!
At UNICEF, children participate in promoting their own rights: Merveille is a Young Reporter. She was lucky to have participated, last July, in the national workshop on children’s rights violations during armed conflict and she sets out what it was all about. Make sure you don’t miss our future articles on the same subject!
Volcano Nyiragongo destroyed 13% of Goma city in 2002. Luckily, pupils and teachers are now being educated about how to reduce the dangers that volcano erruptions expose them to. Find out how UNICEF and the DRC Government are working together to increase awareness!