Operation Smile–May 2017

Another month has gone by, with lots of interesting happenings to share with you! Thank you for making it all possible! We will dedicate this newsletter to all the sacrificial loving mothers whom we celebrated this month of May.1           Operation SmileS., one of our friends who donated large quantities of medication for our center and helped towards the purchase of the ambulance, is...

An ambulance for Kikimi!–April 2017

1           Food DistributionOne of our faithful local donors recently opened a bread factory, and they agreed to donate 250 loaves of bread weekly for the kids! The manager of the milk company made a special personal donation of food for the children, for which, needless to say, they were so very thankful, especially since it included some goodies which they don’t normally...

Happy to be back! — February 2017

1           PlaquesIt’s so good to be back in Kinshasa and we are so proud of our partners who have done a wonderful job keeping things running and well organized in our absence. We got some plaques made in France for the medical center and the secondary school and will be organizing the inauguration of these new buildings shortly. 2           EducationBoth Primary and...

Good bye 2016… Welcome 2017!

1           Christmas and Caisa PharmaWhile people in many countries gave each other gifts and shared festive delicacies, police and soldiers were patrolling the deserted streets of Kinshasa to enforce law and order. Even in our remote Kikimi no gatherings were allowed, and our usual celebrations with the children and the village had to be cancelled. All the schools had to close down...