July 10, 2014 / truthAtlas
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Girls and young women from eastern Congo, where rape has become a weapon of war, take shelter at the Marguerite House where many feel part of a community for the first time.
July 7, 2014 /
Tom Hundley
"Congo's Children," our newest e-Book, draws on reporting, photographs, and videos by Kem and Jon Sawyer to show the struggles–and the triumphs–of the young people who will determine Congo's future.
July 7, 2014 /
Fiona Lloyd-Davies
"Seeds of Hope" features Masika Katsuva and her efforts to help other survivors of rape in the DRC. Newsweek calls the film “visually stunning and gut-achingly harrowing.”
October 31, 2013 / PBS NewsHour
Jon Sawyer
Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the longest-running conflict in Africa. But after decades of battles and more than five million deaths, UN peacekeeping forces are bolstered by a new mandate.
October 30, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer
“We must come here with some will, to take some risks, to take some action.” Excerpts from a Pulitzer Center interview with the UN’s military commander in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Peacekeepers: The Congo Case
October 30, 2013
Jon Sawyer, Kenny Katombe
UN enforcement of "responsibility to protect" has too often focused more on protecting UN troops than civilian populations. In eastern Congo UN military leaders are talking—and taking—a tougher line.
October 30, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Kenny Katombe
In the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is ground zero for one of the world's deadliest, most persistent conflicts. Portraits of some of the players in a long struggle for peace.
October 26, 2013 / The Washington Post | KidsPost
Kem Knapp Sawyer
A day in the life of a young girl in Goma: Going to school, spending time with family, and hoping for peace.
October 25, 2013
Kem Knapp Sawyer, Jon Sawyer
Children in the DRC who have lost families, homes and schools prove to be resilient as well as vulnerable. Arts, sports and vocational training help them to re-connect and start life anew.
October 25, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
A river journey up the Congo River by pirogue is a study in wild beauty, marginalized and isolated peoples, and a mighty resource for trade and transport that is almost wholly untapped.
September 20, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Jacob Kushner
In Congo, Chinese are settling in with businesses and bargains that locals love. At one copper smelting plant, Chinese and locals work together but live apart.
September 17, 2013
Fiona Lloyd-Davies
Join us for screenings of "Seeds of Hope," a story about one woman's struggle to dispel the despair of women survivors of rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
August 28, 2013
Jacob Kushner
What does China see in Congo, the world’s poorest nation? An opportunity for big business. Learn more in a new e-book from Jacob Kushner.

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