Year End Review 2013: Goods Distribution

Thanks to our faithful local donors, the orphaned children have received good nutrition this year, and all the school children were invited for a Christmas meal, along with the parents and care-takers. (See news and pictures here)They also received clothes and shoes, and even the pregnant mommies received pregnancy clothes, also thanks to our faithful donor Zeina.Our deepest gratitude goes to...

Year End Review 2013: Agriculture

The orphaned boys have continued tending to their gardens, and have been so proud of their little crops which serve to feed them as well as generate a little income for their needs. Theo has started breeding pigs and chicken, to generate income towards the running of the school.During the school holidays, Jacques (who graduated from High School in June and has now started university majoring in...

Year End Review 2013: Medical Care

Espoir Congo continues sponsoring the medical care of all the orphaned children, and Florence has been doing a wonderful job running the dispensary, mini-lab and medical check-ups for not only the school children and orphans, but also all the villagers who come by, in particular the pregnant mommies. Thirty six babies were born in Kikimi this year, in the make-shift maternity set up by the...

Year End Review 2013: Education

Primary School: We purchased more educational materials for the teachers, and the French School donated books for our 5th and 6th grades, which are  not available locally. We held a graduation ceremony at the end of the school year in June, where all the kids performed in French songs, poems and skits. We opened a 6th grade class in September, making our primary school complete. A big thank you...