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...

A classroom in the old school building

A classroom in the old school building
Photo from Progress Report 'Look at the new classroom building!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Interior of a classroom in the new building

Interior of a classroom in the new building
Photo from Progress Report 'Look at the new classroom building!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Improve Education for 400 Children on Idjwi Island

Improve Education for 400 Children on Idjwi Island
Photo from Progress Report 'Look at the new classroom building!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Improve Education for 400 Children on Idjwi Island

Improve Education for 400 Children on Idjwi Island
Photo from Progress Report 'Construction Zone!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Improve Education for 400 Children on Idjwi Island

Improve Education for 400 Children on Idjwi Island
Photo from Progress Report 'Construction Zone!' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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