Ground Update

Microfinance Bank to Open in Gemena with VisionFund DRC

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

We have big news! A new bank with multiple branches will be opening up in Gemena, DR Congo as soon as later this year, with plans to lend to about 15,000 people over three

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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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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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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

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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

Post a Comment » Written on October 30th, 2018     
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By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

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

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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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Citizen Advocacy Groups Catalyze Change

By Covenant missionary Pete Ekstrand

Citizen Advocacy Group
One of the initiatives of Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision is to train up Citizen Advocacy Groups. Recently I accompanied the CKC team as they visited the first group formed in Gemena. It

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God’s Great Love for the Children of Congo

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!”

-1 John 3:1 (NIV)

By CKC Project Leader Donn Engebretson

Allow me to tell you about

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