Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo

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Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo
Building Agribusinesses to end Poverty in DR Congo

Project Report | Apr 20, 2017
DR Congo in Triptych

By Nathan Johnson | VP of Communications

Mbuti child in Beka
Mbuti child in Beka

1) A young girl eats dinner in Beka, an Mbuti (pygmy) village in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mbuti communities in DRC often suffer from the compounding effects of extreme poverty and societal discrimination and exclusion from nearby majority Bantu populations. The village of Beka, with around 60 inhabitants, has engaged with Mavuno through community-driven agriculture and sanitation, and has shown remarkable progress: in the second season of 2016, Beka achieved a 100% repayment rate on their agricultural microloans.

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2) A reluctant goat receives an injection of antibiotics during a Mavuno veterinary inspection in Irango, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mavuno provides a host of technical assistance to farmers in its Grassroots Organizations, aimed at boosting profitability and sustainability in their agricultural businesses

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3) A makeshift ferry shuttles goods and vehicles across the Semiliki River after a bridge collapse in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. DRC's infrastructure is famously poor, suffering from government corruption and mismanagement at all levels. Individuals and communities are often left to make up for governmental inadequacy; this ingenious ferry is a prime example.

Reluctant goat
Reluctant goat
Ferry Crossing
Ferry Crossing

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Location: Bowie, MARYLAND - USA
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John Kavyavu
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John Kavyavu
Bowie , MA United States

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