YOUNG REPORTER – Goma, one of the most beautiful cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is situated at the edge of Lake Kivu. Nevertheless, the lack of water remains a problem for this city where the cholera epidemic is a reality.
PHOTO REPORT – About 20 people, mostly children, lay under the tent, everyone in their own bed and apparently exhausted. At their bedside, men and women in white blouses wearing personal protective equipment are busy taking care of the patients. There is an emergency. It is a cholera outbreak.
NEWS – Health, nutrition, water, education, emergencies, … Everything you need to know about the children and UNICEF DRC in 2016.
Child labour in the DRC remains a pressing issue. Five youths from Goma (east of DR Congo), denounce the exploitations and abuses they suffered.
CHILD REPORTER -A birth certificate allows children to be recognized as Congolese citizens and protects them against violations of their fundamental rights.
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…
PRESS RELEASE – On 10th anniversary of Paris Commitments leaders renew the call to end use of children in conflict. At least 65,000 children have been released from armed forces …
PRESS RELEASE – In order to realise the humanitarian response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2017, UNICEF is launching a call for funds to the amount of 119,125 million US dollars within the framework of its publication, Humanitarian Action for Children 2017.
BEST OF 2016 – Goma was a stop of the tour of the Princess of Hanover in DRC. S.A.R. supports the reintegration of children affected by violence by a capoeira project.
Practicing capoeira in the DRC puts a new smile on the faces of the children who have suffered under the armed forces and armed groups.