COFAPRI has been able to equip its sewing centre with three additional sewing machines; the total being now six machines. In the first half of the year, we trained 36 women in sewing skills… A further 26 others were trained over the subsequent months.
No More Missed Exams – Fempads Change Lives in Rural DRC
“We are very much pleased you have brought us these pads to use. Thank you also for the slips and the soap to wash them. God bless COFAPRI forever and Sharon who sent them to us. You all are nice moms.”
DR Congo: Rape Survivor Speaks Out
TRIGGER WARNING. “My life was reduced to nothing when they killed my husband…. I was reduced to nothing in the eyes of my little brothers. I thought it was a dream. I could not believe it. They took me in the eyes of my brothers….”
My next visit to DR Congo
I am planning to travel to the DR Congo villages again in a couple of weeks, to meet the women involved in sewing activities as they are soon completing their programme at the beginning of June and get their certificates on June 10, 2015.
Donor support continues to empower grassroots women & children in DR Congo
My bag was overflowing with gifts: FemPads made by Sharon Multani-Colebrook, a portable DVD player from Thare Machi Education. And in addition there were funds received from friends and supporters around the world.
From Kelley School of Business, to local radio, and traditional leader!
I informed members about the donation and help we received from the Kelley School of Business in the USA….The Kelly School had involved me in developing a business handbook for the women. The women were very excited on hearing this news – Mugisho Theophile.