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Combatting Malnutrition in Congo: Organic Food for All

2 million children in Congo are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition and emergency levels of morbidity and mortality in 2017. You can help change that.   The women receive instruction in sustainable farming before applying the teaching on the shared farm, and taking home seedlings from the nursery to grow in their own

An Education: From Star Student to Teacher [Congo]

Whether it is reading the tape measure in the Sewing Workshop or properly spacing vegetables on our teaching farms or measuring flour in our Baking Program, Action Kivu’s Literacy Program is the entry point to all our work in vocational training! Here, women and girls denied a formal education learn to read and write and

Action Kivu in 2016: A Look Back at Hope in Action

As we peer into a new year with all the unknown and expectation it holds, we also take a moment to reflect on this last year, and invite you to join us for a short journey to Congo. Because of your partnership and investment in Action Kivu, women like Faida and Ernata are able to

We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Joyeux Noël | Merry Christmas from the kids of Mumosho, Congo

The weather gifted the kids of Congo with a dry day in the midst of rainy season this Christmas Eve, and our Action Kivu family of donors gifted the kids with shoes, clothes, and a holiday meal of rice, beans, and a banana. The kids send their wishes for our beloved community to have a

Seeds of Hope – Planting Cabbage and Peace [Congo]

I’ve just arrived from Mumosho, our founder Amani reports. I am so happy to have spent time with this new group working on the shared farm near the Women’s Center today. They are continuing to learn new agricultural techniques, skills they use to improve the harvest through organic fertilizer.  They had sprouted the cabbage seeds