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PWRDF Assisting Congolese Refugees Arriving in Uganda

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More refugees are expected as fighting continues in the DRC. Photo: Samuel Okiror/IRIN

PWRDF has contributed an initial grant of $15,000 to a $400,000(US) ACT Alliance appeal to assist refugees who have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

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The hospitality of the poor

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Voices of Hope Pew Bulletin Story Democratic Republic of Congo “Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” —Hebrews 13:2 […]

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Congolese human rights defender imprisoned

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KAIROS Urgent action Congolese human rights defender Golden Misabiko imprisoned and charged for questioning mining practices   KAIROS requests your help in securing the freedom of Congolese […]

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Rape in the Congo not a “sexy issue”

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While Natural Resources minister Lisa Raitt was still busy defending the isotopes situation and apologizing for her callous “sexy issue” comments about cancer, a scenario […]

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ACT: Still room in the inn: Grassroots hospitality in eastern DRC

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BUHAMBA, DR CONGO, 23 December 2008—When war once again chased Bageni Katembereza from her home village in September, she shepherded her six children down the […]

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DRC: ‘Invisible’ displaced and host families at risk, warns ACT

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GOMA, DR CONGO, 10 November 2008–While official figures of newly displaced people in crowded camps around Goma are still being determined, another reality of displacement […]

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Rwanda/Congo earthquake kills 42

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Rwanda Congo At least 42 people have died in Rwanda’s Western Province and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) city of Bukavu, following […]

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