Idjwi Island Education Fund

The Idjwi Island Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission of providing a better school for children in the village of Buhumba on Idjwi Island in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Idjwi Island, located in Lake Kivu on the eastern border of the DRC, has seen a dramatic increase in its population in recent years, much of which is the result of refugees fleeing violence in Rwanda and the DRC. A substantial number of these new residents are children, including many orphans. Approximately 400 children attend the existing primary school. This makeshift school is overcrowded, has a leaky roof, and does not provide desks or even books for the students. In 20...
Idjwi Island
N2, Democratic Republic of the Congo
From report: We're On Our Way!
(-2.08694, 29.03687)
Idjwi Island, Democratic Republic of Congo
South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
(-2.12770, 29.04965)
Idjwi Island, Democratic Republic of Congro
South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
(-2.11169, 29.13440)
Idjwi Island, Democratic Republic of the Congo
South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
From report: 2012 Annual Report
(-2.16379, 29.06982)
Idjwi island, Lake Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
(-2.21320, 29.05334)
Village of Buhumba, Idjwi Island
South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
(-2.23947, 29.04825)
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