BLOG – Alphonsine’s story is only one amongst hundreds of tales of children whose childhood has been stolen and abused by armed groups in eastern DRC, but who has, with the support of UNICEF, been able to move on.
Thanks to appropriate care, Josephine, 38 and seropositive, has brought her two seronegative children to the world who are in good health today.
TESTIMONIAL – Celine, 21, was a victim of a rape in the city of Goma. Since then, her life is a real nightmare. Thanks to a multisectoral support, she overcame her fears and now believes in a better future!
TESTIMONY – Baby Yedidia is six and a half months old yet it is only from today that he will have, for the first time, any food other than mother’s milk.
NEWS – “What would you do if you hear that a classmate of yours had HIV ?” Noël, a 7-year-old boy, received a thunderous applause for his testimony !
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 – A truck can improve children’s health! UNICEF has just made a 16 ton truck available so that vulnerable populations in the remote health regions of North Kivu can have better access to medication and other medical supplies.
CHILD REPORTER -A birth certificate allows children to be recognized as Congolese citizens and protects them against violations of their fundamental rights.
GUEST BLOGER – More than 20,000 child soldiers have been freed from the armed forces and groups in DRC. Obedi ex child soldier gives us his testimony.
NEWS – UNICEF just handed over 160,200 birth certificates to help promote every child’s right to identity in North Kivu. A promising operation.