Monthly Archives: February 2018

Meeting Mapendo: Microloans, Pigs, and Paying it Forward

Why is Mapendo smiling? With the $100 she received from the Power in Unity group, Action Kivu’s savings & loan project, she bought a pig, and is able to sell the piglets for $20 each, allowing her to pay back her loan. The group operates with a “pay it forward” model, and part of the

Congo: The Sounds of Education, the Sounds of Equality [Video]

The sound of women’s voices in Action Kivu’s Literacy Program is the sound of equality! Hear their voices through video and story; scroll through a collection of stories from our literacy students here. Partner with us in this movement today. Every dollar makes a difference, and a monthly donation allows us to plan for our