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LES CIRCONSTANCES DE LA VIE

Bonjour les amies de World pulse,
C'est juste vous saluer et vous faire voir la situation dans la quelle nous sommes pour le moment,
Dans la vie nous rencontrons tant des circonstances parmi les quelle il ya ce qu'on peut supporter et d'autres qui sont insupportables, tel est cas par exemple:
Mon bailleur a permit à ses enfants de me foudre dé hors, seulement par ce que je n'avais pas encore payer ce moi d'octobre et qu'il faut que je paye le garantie d'une année en un coup, mais malgré leur brutalité,je suis partis contacter le chef d'avenu qui leur a montrer qu'on ne brutalise pas le locateur , sinon ou il pourra aller avec les enfants, dans le cas contraire prévenez lui avec un préavis d'un ou deux mois au plus pour qu'il cherche d'autre loyer mais aussi de l'argent à payer à son nouveau bailleur , dans ce cas je pense renouveler ailleurs; comprenez les amies qu'ici nous souffrons, d'abord parce qu'il ya des gens qui ont leur village ,il ya assez des réfugiés congolais, cela fais à ce que les loyers deviennent très cher, mais aussi parce qu'il n'ya pas du boulon et pour nous et pour nos maris, la cause principale de tous cela n'est autre que nos frères rwandais qui se sont installé par force dans notre pays le Congo et ne veulent plus rentrer chez eux,
Les amies aide nous à les remettre chez eux sinon la situation ne pas bonne ,
Bonne lecture et compréhension, merci

English translation by PulseWire member Nita

LIFE CIRCUMSTANCES
Greetings; World Pulse friends.
This is just to greet you and make you see the situation in which we are at the moment
In life we meet many circumstances; there are some that we can bear and others are unbearable, for example:
My landlord has allowed his children to kick me out, just because I had not yet paid this October month and that I should pay the one-year guarantee at once. Despite their brutality, I contacted the quarter head who proved that a tenant should not be brutalized, that he and his children should notify the tenant with a prior quit-notice of one or two months or more so that she could look for another accommodation and money to pay her new landlord. In this case, I think I would want to relocate elsewhere. Friends, we suffer here a lot; firstly because there are people who have their village {the indigenous} there are also Congolese refugees, this has caused rents to become very expensive adding to the fact that there is no employment for us and our husbands.
The major cause of all this is just because our Rwandan brothers have forcefully installed themselves in our country Congo and do not want to go back to their homeland.
Friends, please help us send them back to their homeland or else the situation isn’t good.
Wishing u the best in reading and understanding
Thanks

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Comments

Nita's picture

nouveau logement est mieux

Bonjour Mme Yvonne
Merci pour votre contribution.
C’est mieux de chercher 1 autre logement pour éviter les problèmes.

NITA

Nita's picture

Translation

LIFE CIRCUMSTANCES
Greetings; World Pulse friends.
This is just to greet you and make you see the situation in which we are at the moment
In life we meet many circumstances; there are some that we can bear and others are unbearable, for example:
My landlord has allowed his children to kick me out, just because I had not yet paid this October month and that I should pay the one-year guarantee at once. Despite their brutality, I contacted the quarter head who proved that a tenant should not be brutalized, that he and his children should notify the tenant with a prior quit-notice of one or two months or more so that she could look for another accommodation and money to pay her new landlord. In this case, I think I would want to relocate elsewhere. Friends, we suffer here a lot; firstly because there are people who have their village {the indigenous} there are also Congolese refugees, this has caused rents to become very expensive adding to the fact that there is no employment for us and our husbands.
The major cause of all this is just because our Rwandan brothers have forcefully installed themselves in our country Congo and do not want to go back to their homeland.
Friends, please help us send them back to their homeland or else the situation isn’t good.
Wishing u the best in reading and understanding
Thanks

NITA

Heidi's picture

much love

Hello Yvonne,
Thank you for sharing your voice here. I'm saddened to hear of your struggles and the news coming from Congo. You are strong in standing up for yourself and your rights as a tenant. Do you see solutions for your situation and your community? Stay strong and surround yourself with others that are strong and we will see change. Best wishes,
Heidi

Bonjour Yvonne,
Merci de partager votre voix ici. Je suis attristé d'entendre parler de vos luttes et les nouvelles en provenance du Congo. Vous êtes fort en se battant pour vous-même et vos droits en tant que locataire. Voyez-vous des solutions adaptées à votre situation et à votre communauté? Restez forts et entourez-vous avec d'autres qui sont fortes et nous allons voir des changements. Meilleurs voeux,
Heidi

workworkwork's picture

Refugee Renters

Dear Yvonne,
Your situation sounds critical at the moment, and I hope for your sake that you are able to work something out with your current landlord, despite the brutal behavior on the part of his children, so that at least for the time being you'll have a roof over your head while you look for more stable lodgings.
Reading your post I was curious--do think if you were a man you would have received the same treatment? Or would your landlord terminate your tenancy for non-payment of rent regardless of gender? Would a man have received the same treatment by the landlord's children that you were subjected to, or would there have been a more amicable interaction? How does your situation link to the violence that women in the Congo are subject to on a routine basis.
Please keep everyone informed. We'll be praying for you.

Deborah

nusrat1977's picture

Life is cruel at times!

Dear Yvonne,
I am so sorry to know your critical situation. May be men get away with these kind of situations more easily than women. Women get targeted more easily.I can understand, at times we face so hard situations in life. Everything looks dark. But every dark tunnel has a light at the end. I pray for you to get the strength and hope there is easier situation in Congo soon.
Much love
Nusrat

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ..........Hellen Keller

jacquesato's picture

Many blessings to you!!

Dear Yvonne:
Your situation is desperate, but I know you'll manage to find a way out because you're strong and determined. I only have a question, do you think the precarious situation of your people is mainly caused by the fact that Rwandas are taking jobs and housing from the Congolese? I'd like to know more about the political situation in your country...
All the best,

Jacqueline

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