April 10, 2014 /
Christian Science Monitor
Street kids are used to living from lie to lie—often penniless, some are orphans and others shunned as witches. In Kinshasa many seek refuge at ORPER where every child is considered "a jewel."
April 1, 2014 /
For decades, the Banyamulenge people of eastern Congo have found themselves foreigners in their own country. In January 2014, they met with Russ Feingold, the U.S. special envoy to the region.
March 27, 2014 /
At StandProud, a center for youth with physical disabilities, a 15-year old with polio learns to walk. Others play soccer for the first time.
March 17, 2014 /
In late January 2014, Feingold led an American delegation across Congo. His goal: to help get the Congolese government to start acting like a state.
March 14, 2014 /
In eastern Congo, Dr. Denis Mukwege runs a hospital that treats victims of war rape. But medical treatment won't stop sexual violence, he says.
March 12, 2014 /
The unlikely story of how the former Wisconsin senator made peace in Congo.
March 11, 2014
For two decades, the eastern Congo has been ravaged by civil war. Can a former U.S. senator help bring peace?
March 4, 2014 /
Chiku Lwambo, dancer, director and choreographer, speaks about the power of dance to affect change in Congo. Together with his twin Chito he has formed a revolutionary dance company called Busara.
February 17, 2014 /
A program in eastern Congo called PJB or Promote Youth Basketball attracts 600 youth, ages 5 to 25. "You play hard, you work hard," says its founder Dario Merlo. "You also learn to be a 'good guy.'"
February 11, 2014 /
"If you want to develop the country, protect the women, educate them," says Dr. Jo Lusi, advocate of holistic medicine, orthopedic surgeon and founder of HEAL Africa, Goma's premier teaching hospital...