Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year from the Kids in Congo to You!

The Christmas Eve celebration started with a song led by Arsene Mudasa, who at 9 dreams of becoming a priest to implore peace in the Congo.  Arsene is from a family of four and is the only one able to be in school because he is in the ABFEK — Action Kivu — Jewish World

Sewing Together the World, Spinning Meaningful Stories

“I sometimes imagine my whole life that way, as though each step was a stitch, as though I was a needle leaving a trail of thread that sewed together the world as I went by, crisscrossing others’ paths, quilting it all together in some way that matters even though it can hardly be traced. A

Holiday Giving: Clothes and Shoes for Kids in Congo

For Christmas this year, we’d like to give clothes and shoes to the kids we work with in Congo, that they will wear for the whole year. It’s the only Christmas gift they are likely to receive, and it takes just $850 to make 250 kids’ lives a little brighter. Can you give toward that

Giving Tuesday: Choose Education, Entrepreneurial Trainings, & Community Building — Action Kivu!

Tomorrow is GivingTuesday – kick off the holiday gift-giving season with gifts to your favorite non-profit. (Hint: education, entrepreneurial training and community building in #Congo!) Can you make a tax-deductible donation to Action Kivu – to help up create sustainable change in eastern Congo? Your genorisity goes to sewing workshops, sending kids to #school, #literacy