I will be traveling to the Democratic Republic of Congo on a delegation with African-American Clergy and faith leaders. I will be documenting our meeting with Congolese Ecumenical leaders, the President of Congo and our fact-finding tour of east Congo.
Your contributions will go a long way to ensure that this once in a lifetime opportunity is documented. The final project will be shared with churches and community organizations throughout the United States.
- Nearly six million people have died as a result of conflict and conflict related causes in the Congo since 1996. Forty-five thousand continue to die each month.
- Hundreds of thousands of women have been raped as weapon of war
- Eighty percent of the population lives on 30 cents or less per day
Help us tell the story of the Congolese!
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Over the last few years I have worked alongside many Africa Advocacy organizations including TransAfrica Forum, Africa Action, Africa Faith & Justice Network, Foreign Policy In Focus and Friends of the Congo .
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