Well Project and Exam Center — June 2017

1       Bore Well and Solar Pump ProjectOne of our friends brought up the idea of doing a bore well or two in Kikimi. At first, we thought it would not be possible, as per the studies that had been done about 7 years ago, that indicated the plateau where our project is located was too high to allow digging a bore well, and that the trucks needed for such a project would not be able to drive...

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...