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LA REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO

Ces enfants se promènent partout a la recherche de quoi manger et cela par tous moyens ;les garçons par le vol ; les filles par la prostitution.Aucune organisation jusque la a déjà réussi a aider aussi touts ces enfants car ils sont toujours visibles partout a L'est on les appellent ''MAYIBOBO'' et a L'ouest ''kuluna '' qui tracassent la population et occasionnent même les morts d'hommes.L'unique solution a ce problème étant l'encadrement de ces enfants dans un centre ou ils doivent bénéficier la formation technique;et intellectuelle;nécessite aussi un financement pouvant permettre de résoudre ou réduire le taux des enfants dans la rue.CRIS AU SECOURS. Les mamans de la RDC que nous sommes demandons a toutes organisations ou personnes de bonne volonté ayant un cœur de charité de bien vouloir mettre leur main de contribution a un de ces problèmes cite ci -haut; peut être avec cela nous réussirons a résoudre ces difficultés qui déchirent notre pays faisant une honte a tout notre pays et l' humanité entière ;Ces idées sont fournies par maman soucieuse de la situation frappant notre pays et de l’Éducation des jeunes demandeuse et femmes victimes violences sexuelles .

English translation by PulseWire member Aurore

These kids go around, looking for something to eat, and they use any mean they can. Boys steal and girls go into prostitution. No organization has yet managed to help these kids and you can see them all over the country. In the East they are called « Mayibobo » and in the West « Kuluna ». This is a concern for the population and it can even lead to death. The only solution to this issue would be to accompany these children in a center where they could get a technical and academic training. This would require funding but would allow for a decrease in the number of street children. I SHOUT FOR HELP. As RDC mums, we ask any organization or good-will persons with a merciful heart to help contribute solving this issue. Maybe then, we could overcome the challenges our country is facing. This issue is a shame for both our country and the entire human race. This is the message of a mum who is worried about the situation in this country and the education of young unemployed and victims of sexual violence.

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Aurore's picture

Traduction World Pulse

Bonjour ! Je suis Aurore, traductrice volontaire pour World Pulse. Merci de partager votre expérience avec les enfants des rues sur la plateforme. Afin de la rendre accessible aux membres anglophones, l'équipe World Pulse met à disposition cette traduction en anglais. N'hésitez pas à partager d'autres expériences et idées. Votre voix compte sur World Pulse ! Chaleureusement, Aurore.

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Read this article in English!

These kids go around, looking for something to eat, and they use any mean they can. Boys steal and girls go into prostitution. No organization has yet managed to help these kids and you can see them all over the country. In the East they are called « Mayibobo » and in the West « Kuluna ». This is a concern for the population and it can even lead to death. The only solution to this issue would be to accompany these children in a center where they could get a technical and academic training. This would require funding but would allow for a decrease in the number of street children. I SHOUT FOR HELP. As RDC mums, we ask any organization or good-will persons with a merciful heart to help contribute solving this issue. Maybe then, we could overcome the challenges our country is facing. This issue is a shame for both our country and the entire human race. This is the message of a mum who is worried about the situation in this country and the education of young unemployed and victims of sexual violence.

marvi82's picture

Education

Dear Aurore,

I agree with you. The situation is very bad and something needs to be done to tackle it.

It will be great to have organisations that can help, but I think much can be done by people like you. Ask the governement in any way you can for schools and to create activities where kids can learn or just get together and stay out of the streets. Raise your voice, together with the one other mums like you and I am sure that a lot can be done.

In solidarity,

Mariavittoria

Jan K Askin's picture

Voice of a Mum

Dear Michelline,

No country can achieve progress or seek justice if it does not educate its youth. Your plea is heard around the world. But I think your message will begin to produce results when it is repeated by as many mums as possible over and over again. This may not sound reassuring, but you have take the courageous step to begin the process.

Your sister in the United States,

Jan

Jan Askin

wanja's picture

Strength of A Woman

Dear Concerned Mum,

Thank you for sharing. It is a painful thing indeed to watch children go without food and care. I wonder whether it is possible for you and like minded mothers to welcome some of these children into your homes and care for them. It is my humble opinion that even one less child on the street makes a difference. Assuming a group of 10 or 20 mothers took in some of them and then come together to seek aid, you'd be surprised how much help would come out. Just a thought though.
Thank you and All the best.

Sincere Regards

Liz

EWG

LauraB's picture

Voice of a Mother

Michelle,

As you speak with the open heart of a mother, I can feel your concern, hope, and care for the kids with no home, no education, and probably no clear sight for their lives. Are there literally no schools for the kids? I am curious about the education system and the social services available.

I echo the voices of those who have spoken about gathering and speaking out with other like-minded mums.

Please keep speaking up!

Best,

Laura

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