Fund sewing training for mothers of ex-street kids Provide hairdressing training for teenage mums Help build the new Kimbilio Day Centre - Stage 1 Enable former street children to go to University

Congo Children Trust

Org #27733
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2007
year founded
$505,429
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Congo Children Trust supports vulnerable street children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our flagship project, Kimbilio, works in the southern city of Lubumbashi supporting over 500 children each month, with the aim of reintegrating them with their families. Kimbilio runs four centres, including an outreach centre offering food, emotional support and healthcare; two transit houses; and a small community where children live in a holistic family setting. Kimbilio also built and runs a primary school in an impoverished area of Lubumbashi. Providing high quality education to former street children and children whose parents are not able to ordinarily send their children to school. This ... read more

Project Leaders
Ian Harvey
Ian Harvey
Andrew Mullens
Andrew Mullens
Ian Harvey
Ian Harvey
Team
Ian W Harvey
Organization Information
St Margaret's Centre
Brantingham Road
Manchester, M21 0TT
United Kingdom
07867806718
Organization Information
St Margaret's Centre
Brantingham Road
Manchester, M21 0TT
United Kingdom
07867806718

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Fulfilling their Dreams

By Andrew Mullens | Kimbilio Support

Thank you for your donations for this new Project. We are now supporting five young people that we first met when they were children living on the streets of Lubumbashi. Some of these children... Read the full report ›

Excitement is Building

By Andrew Mullens | Kimbilio Support

Thank you so much for your generous donations to the Kimbilio Project 'Make Christmas Special for DRC Street Children'. It is so important that we look after the street children at this time of... Read the full report ›

Project Update

By Andrew Mullens | Kimbilio Support

Thank you for your financial support for the building of a new multipurpose Day Centre in Lubumbashi. This is by far the most ambitious project that Kimbilio has undertaken but we believe that it will... Read the full report ›
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