Monthly Archives: February 2016

To Achieve Their Dreams: All Together Against HIV/AIDS (Congo)

Chiruza couldn’t keep from asking questions. A young student representing his school in the HIV/AIDS training that day in Mumosho, Congo, he stood up often, clarifying facts, challenging the status quo, making sure he had all the info to return to his classmates fully armed with an education on how to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS.

Today I am mending my own life: Action Kivu Sewing Workshop – Class of 2016

A rare dry day in rainy season Congo, some of the girls and women of the Sewing Workshop set up outside the Mumosho Women’s Center, creating more space for their day’s lessons.  M’Bagalwa Francine started the sewing training last spring.  She pauses, pulling the bright green and fuschia fabric from her Singer machine, and holds