I met Busime, 16, in Bukavu where, alongside her brother, she sells carrots. She does this work so that she can pay her school fees. This is her story.
During the whole month of August, children were the main participants in a programme to inform families about the importance of registering the births of their children, conducted by the Goverment in collaboration with UNICEF.
In my first blog, I want to talk about the importance of nursery school. Come with me to Sommet du Savoir School in the city of Bunia, Ituri Province.
Boys playing football (UNICEF DRC Dubourthoumieu)
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This century, one thing is certain: social networks, blogs, in fact all online expression has become an undeniably valuable way of sharing, expressing oneself and communicating.
At 12 years of age, having lost both parents, Trésor* joined the FRPI, an active armed group in the north-east of the DRC. Very sad, he talks to me about his memories of a life as a child soldier and what he has become today. The moving story of Trésor, 17 years old, resembles that of hundreds of former child soldiers.
Learning capoeira in Eastern DRC is a way for the most vulnerable children to feel united. Capoeira provides hope to these children.
For the International Day of the Girl Child, Eunice became Ambassador for one day and was the spokesperson of the cause of all the girls in the DRC.
Education in Ituri comes after gold mining. Few children go to school. Reporting and plea at Djugu to ensure tomorrow’s development by education.
Young reporters – our field survey about the issue of cholera in Mbandaka and it’s consequences ont the survival of the children that we are.