Monthly Archives: February 2014

Meet Marhonyi and Her Students: Literacy Training in Mumosho, Congo

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ~ Frederick Douglass “In 2012, a study conducted by UNESCO and UNICEF revealed that 52.7 per cent of the 7.3 million children out of school in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — some 3.8 million children — are girls. Among the obstacles to girls’

Growing Change: From Seed to Harvest, a Second Shared Farm in Congo

  From seed to harvest, the women in Mumosho are celebrating a second demonstration farm. Located next to the newly built Mumosho Women’s Center, the farm is a place for the women to gather, to learn agricultural lessons, to grow good food for their families to fight malnutrition, and veggies to sell at the Peace