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A New Life: Sewing Workshop Class of 2018 Graduation

“We believe that by empowering women, training them, building their capacity, we are helping to make real the eradication of poverty, which is the first goal of sustainable development.” ~ Amani Matabaro, Action Kivu’s Founding Director and Executive Director of ABFEC in DRC. With gratitude to our family of donors who provide a year of

Rosalie: Congo Peace School’s Ambassador for Peace Speaks about Nonviolence

Today’s inspiration from Rosalie, one of the Congo Peace School students: encouraging us all to go out and be courageous in peace & nonviolence! Rosalie dreams of being the president of a peaceful Congo, and she is practicing being an ambassador for peace every day. Please share to let others know about the exciting education

Amani’s Message of Gratitude for 2018 and Action Kivu Year in Review

A message from Amani Matabaro, Action Kivu’s Founding Director and the co-founder of our local Congolese partner, ABFEC. As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome a new year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters, and to share what your partnership has meant to the people of the Democratic Republic

Farm to Sewing Table: Nathalie’s Vision

We first met Nathalie in 2017 on Action Kivu’s organic farm, where she was working a plot of land with her mother, Rose. Nathalie is one of nine children, and the fourth of eight girls. Her parents could not afford to send their kids to school, and when her father died, Nathalie’s mother started working

Action Kivu’s Student Educators: Ending the spread of HIV AIDS in eastern Congo

Nurse Jeanine sits with six of the students who are anti-HIV / AIDS educators in their schools and communities, gathered to update us on their progress and the change they’ve seen from their outreach. With the support of donors to Action Kivu, Jeanine has tested over 1400 people in 2018, and follows up with those