Sewing Project

The sewing project plays a significant role in our goal to empower local women and assist them in improving their status within the community. Recently we purchased four sewing machines as a result of a generous financial donation which was specifically donated for the sewing project.  The idea behind the sewing project is that eventually with…

Birthing Kits Update: Distribution continues

The last 12 months has seen 2,662 birthing kits distributed to mums-to-be in order to provide them with a safe and hygienic birthing area. The more the community gets to know about birthing kits, the better understanding that the kits are needed in order to ensure a safe and clean birth. Here’s some of the photos…

Road Trip: Meetings, Supply Collection & Information Gathering

Recently Team Member Anecho Innocent embarked upon a road trip from Mahagi (Ituri Province) to Goma (North Kivu Province) and Uvira (South Kivu province).   Main Objectives Collection of 3 packages from Goma which contained vital materials for making the Days for Girls (D4G) Kits including tailoring books and other study books.  Click here for more information on this…

Days for Girls Kits Update: collection of kits

Recently Innocent embarked upon a road trip from Mahagi (Ituri Province) to Goma (North Kivu Province) and Uvira (South Kivu province) with  one of the main objectives to collect three packages which contained vital materials for making the Days for Girls (D4G) Kits including tailoring books and other study books that were set to aid us in initiating…

Life giving groups

Since we first brought the concept of the life-giving work that our partner Days for Girls strives towards, the community of Mahagi has taken up the vision as its own. In a nation talked of internationally for past, and sadly present, violence against women, it is a privilege and joy to be working with a community…

Dr. Abekwo joins the team

We are pleased to share that we have a new volunteer staff member in the field. Dr. Paul Abekwo graduated 3 years ago from Kisangani University. He began his career in Bunia and until he moved to be the Assistant Head of Amee Health Clinic in Mahagi in 2014. He continues in this role to date whilst…

Seeing through new lenses

We are pleased to share that a new eye glasses distribution is currently taking place throughout Mahagi Territory thanks to the continued support of Eyes on Africa. So far eighty-five eye glasses have been given out during three rural distributions, with more distributions scheduled in coming weeks. At the distributions centres we are challenged with other eye related cases,…

Giving days to girls

It was with pleasure that we were able to complete our first distribution of Days for Girls Kits in rural Jalasiga. Days for Girls is one of our partners who are working hard to keep girls safe and in school during the time of their menstruation each month. We are partnering with them to distribute…

The doors have opened!

We are pleased to let you know that the medical clinic in rural Jalasiga has opened its doors! It is operating with one medical technician who is being assisted by two nurses; all staff are locals. Dr. Ntumba, from the UN Hospital in Mahagi, will also be paying weekly/fortnight visits to the center and one of the nurses…