Provide Shoes For 45 Children In Rwenena, DR Congo

Distribution at Luberizi - soon also at Rwenena!
Distribution at Luberizi - soon also at Rwenena!

I am so happy to report that this project to provide shoes and socks for our students at the Rwenena Primary School has been fully funded! Rwenena is a forgotten community apparent on few maps, with their pleas for help all but ignored by authorities and even international NGOs. When the funds reach them, the students' feet will be protected from dirt, waste, and contagions. The photo here shows children in the Vijana Primary School of Luberizi after they received their shoes and socks. I expect the children of Rwnenena - not to mention their mothers - to be similarly happy as soon as funding is received and shoes are acquired and distributed.

Remember our parent project is "Educate 130 Children of Rape Victims in DR Congo" here on To stay connected to these school communities, make a donation as small as $10 to this project to receive periodic reports and to see how your donations continue to make a difference in the lives of these marginalized children. To make an even greater difference, please mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 25 at noon EDT, when donations will be matched at 100% thanks to Microsoft YouthSpark. Matching funds run out early, so please donate as close to noon as possible.

On behalf of the Rwenena community, thank you so much.

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