Written by / Écrit par Irène Lucia Delaney & Zaha Abuelsamen English version:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Recent fighting between the government and rebel groups is not the only topic occupying the minds of people living in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province in Eastern DRC.
"If we just sat with crossed arms, what would happen then?" —Denise Siwatula, DRC This week, we are inspired by “I Am Congo: Amazing lives in a place the world has left for dead,” a new collection of videos from our friends at The Enough Project, spotlighting grassroots leaders in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
This is the story of a Congolese girl who, while literallly running, fleeing from the soldiers together with the rest of her town was separated in the chaos from her mother and little brother, lef
This link is to an article/video which discusses the often unpublicized act of rape against men refugees of the DRC. What are you feelings on the subject?
Below is an article which I think is a good read because it shows that despite the atrocities in the DRC, there are still some things that represent "some" normalcy-Focus on the positive, but actively
This is a recent update from the Eastern Congo Initiative via Facebook.
Last week, Reuters reported that The U.N.
As I lay in my bed last night, thinking about if I had made my difference in the world for the day, I could not help but to feel like I could do more.