July 2017 — Our School on the map once again...

1       EducationThe end of the school year graduation ceremony was a success. Unfortunately, several of our friends were unable to attend because of the insecurity that is brewing in the capital. Although things are fairly calm on the surface, Kikimi being a bit removed from the capital, people don’t always feel safe going there, especially with the difficult road conditions. But in...

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...

Graduation Ceremony for Bible Students

On March 19th, we held yet another graduation ceremony for 21 young people who have successfully completed the 12 Foundation Stones Bible Course. Most of them are from the Massina group taught by Gerse, the others are from the UNIKIN (University of Kinshasa) group taught by Olivier and the Gombe group taught by Thierry. This time, we wanted those teachers to bear the full responsibility of...

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...