DRC Tag

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2008-11-01 ~ 2009-10-30
Agency: Christian Blind Mission
$25,000

The situation as of November 2008 is that there is an estimated 250,000 newly displaced individuals adding to the 850,000 persons that have been displaced over the last two years. This number is expected to grow even larger. Humanitarian organizations are struggling to get access to the displaced persons and many aid workers have been evacuated as fighting is currently on going, causing hundred of thousands of people without any kind of support.

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2008-06-01 ~ 2009-05-30
Agency: OPM-Uvira
$25,000

This project is in support of families returning to the Uvira and Fizi territories of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (DRC). These generally poor people have returned to find their homes and lands destroyed or occupied. In addition they have limited access to clean water and ordinary medicines and are forced to live on less than 50 cents ($.5) US per day.