Citizens Advocate for Health Center Improvements in DR Congo

Kpawenu, 45, is married and the mother of 10 children. She and her family live in Gemena 3. She has seen, first hand, how Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) has made an impact in her community.

“I am very happy

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3 Ideas for Using the CKC 6K Prayer Guide in Your Church Community

The Global 6K for Water on May 4, 2019 is much more than a race. It’s a discipleship, outreach, and community building program, which expands clean water access for our friends living in a remote area of northwest DR Congo.

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CKC Begins Groundbreaking New Water Project at Karawa Hospital

By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Karawa Hospital

Covenant Kids Congo is excited to announce a new project in Karawa, DR Congo. The Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) for Improved Health at Karawa Hospital Project is about to be launched, scheduled to

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Mama Kodemo’s Story: A Women’s Agricultural Group Profile

By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Like many of the women in her agricultural group, Mama Kodemo has lost children to malnutrition. Only seven of her ten children are living. But recently, she’s learned critical skills that have drastically improved

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Sign up for the Global 6K on May 4, 2019

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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

After great success in last year’s Global 6K, we are excited to announce that this year, the 6K will be on May 4, 2019 and registration is now open!

The Global 6K for

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Give a CovCares Gift for Congo

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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

As we enter together into this Christmas and Advent season, we encourage you to take some time to look through this year’s CovenantCares gift guide. CovCares is an annual way to care for

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New CKC Fall 2018 Report: Nutrition, Sanitation, Advocacy, and More

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Photo copyright Miriam Cameron

When you sponsor a child through Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision, you become part of the long-term transformation of a whole community in Gemena, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Preventing Malnutrition Through Positive Deviance

Post a Comment » Written on November 6th, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

With a child mortality rate higher than the national rate of 119/1,000, families in the community of Gemena, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are greatly impacted by malnutrition. In Gemena, 6% of

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The First Five Years: Signs of Health and Progress in Ledia

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This past year, the World Vision Ledia office in Gemena, DR Congo conducted an evaluation to measure progress since the Covenant Kids Congo partnership began in 2012. We on the CKC team were greatly encouraged to see that this

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Fish Farms Become Valuable Source of Protein and Income

Post a Comment » Written on October 1st, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

A growing fish is a metaphor for the Astog Fish Pond Association in Gemena, DR Congo, said one association member. Just like the fish that are grown in their ponds, the association started small

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