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LES ENFANTS EN CRISE

Des enfants des familles en crise sont victimes des maladies,la non scolarisation,la délinquance juvénile,la mort précoce....
Nous avons faits des enquêtes socio économiques dans des familles situées dans dix villages du Sud Kivu,nous avons constate que 65% des enfants en crises sont restés avec leur mère car le papa avait soit pris une autre femme,est mort,est allé dans des carres miniers,est allé dans une région lointaine a la recherche de l'argent.
Ces mères responsables méritent un accompagnement psycho économique dans le but de lui permettre de soutenir les enfants.
Au niveau de notre organisation nous dialoguons avec ces mamans dans le but de leur donner du courage et de devenir une Mama shujaa.
La mama Shujaa est celle qui, après être passé par des difficultés ,elle a endurée, et devient un bon modèle pour d'autres femmes.Nous refusons les femmes qui veulent commercialiser leur sexe en vue de chercher le moyen de vivre ou bien un poste dans une entreprise.Nous encourageons les femmes a devenir entrepreneuses,a créer de l'emploi et a donner du travail aux autres femmes et même aux hommes.
Ces enfants en crises ont été photographies dans le village de Lusuku,Fizi en RD Congo.
Ces enfants ne vont pas a l’école car leurs mères ont des moyens très limités.
Brigitte

English translation by PulseWire member Nita

CHILDREN IN CRISIS

Children of families in crisis are victims of diseases, lack of education, juvenile delinquency, early death ....
We made socio-economic inquiries in families within the ten villages in South Kivu, we noticed that 65% of children in crises remained with their mother because the father had either taken another wife, he had died, went to mining or had gone to a remote region in search of money.
These responsible mothers deserve a psycho -economic aids in order to enable them support the children.
At the level of our organization, we dialogue with these mothers hoping to give them courage and become a Mama Shujaa.
Shujaa mother is the one who, after going through difficulties, she endured, and becomes a good model for other women. We reject women who want to market their bodies in order to earn a living or a means of securing a job in enterprises. We encourage women to become entrepreneurs, create jobs and employ other women and even men.
These children in crisis were photographed in Lusuku, Fizi village of the DR Congo.
These children do not go to school because their mothers have very limited resources.
Brigitte

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Nita's picture

Merci pour votre soutien morale

Bonjour Ma Brigitte
Merci pour votre article qui contient les statistiques. C'est important de avoir une idee detaillé.

J'esperes qu'on a prit note du probleme evoqué

Du Courage

NITA

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CHILDREN IN CRISIS

Children of families in crisis are victims of diseases, lack of education, juvenile delinquency, early death ....
We made socio-economic inquiries in families within the ten villages in South Kivu, we noticed that 65% of children in crises remained with their mother because the father had either taken another wife, he had died, went to mining or had gone to a remote region in search of money.
These responsible mothers deserve a psycho -economic aids in order to enable them support the children.
At the level of our organization, we dialogue with these mothers hoping to give them courage and become a Mama Shujaa.
Shujaa mother is the one who, after going through difficulties, she endured, and becomes a good model for other women. We reject women who want to market their bodies in order to earn a living or a means of securing a job in enterprises. We encourage women to become entrepreneurs, create jobs and employ other women and even men.
These children in crisis were photographed in Lusuku, Fizi village of the DR Congo.
These children do not go to school because their mothers have very limited resources.
Brigitte

NITA

Shelley Megquier's picture

Chilren affected by war

Dear Brigitte,
It is sad how much war affects family, communities, and children. Your description of children in South Kivu who do not have the resources they need to have the opportunity to live a just and equalitable life is startling. Keep speaking out bravely on behalf of those children.
In solidarity,
Shelley

ː̗̀☀̤̣̈̇ː̖́helloː̗̀☀̤̣̈̇ Brigitte. I strongly congratulate ÿ̲̣̣̣̥ợ̣̣̝̇̇̇U̶̲̥̅̊ on your endeavor and thrilled at your effort. It's so sad that both young and old are going through this. Please I will need more enlightenment inorder to truly get a picture of the community and contribute more.. I ask that ÿ̲̣̣̣̥ợ̣̣̝̇̇̇U̶̲̥̅̊ not be discouraged. My email address is dainty4lyf@yahoo.com. I'll eagerly await ur response.
Thank ÿ̲̣̣̣̥ợ̣̣̝̇̇̇U̶̲̥̅̊.

Brigitte Mawazo Kyalondawa's picture

Sorry

Bonjour
Il est tard mais je ne veux pas rester sans vous dire merci.
Votre commentaire m'a fort encouragé.je suis prête a vous partager notre expérience sur la prise en charge des enfants non accompagnés sur mon adresse privee.bigittemawazo@gmail.com
Merci
Brigitte

BRIGITTE MAWAZO

weaverheart's picture

Thank you...

Dear Brigitte,

Thank you, merci, for writing on the subject of children who are at great risk and are so disenfranchised. It breaks my heart to see their picture and to know that they will have small chances of creating a life that they would wish for, out of poverty, with food in their belly, given an education, and a hope for the future, free of illness and poverty and empowered to contribute whatever gifts they hold inside themselves out into the world. We all must be given this chance. I don't really know what to say except that it is not fair, it is wrong and it saddens me very much. No child anywhere should have to endure this. They are the future.
Please keep your voice loud and strong on their behalf. Even the actions of a singular person can make a huge chance in the life of one child. We are ALL responsible.

With gratitude, and love,

Laura

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