Kinshasa, DR Congo
Espoir Congo cares for orphaned and underprivileged children in a village outside Kinshasa, in collaboration with a Congolese association (SABEC) which assumes legal responsibility for the children. Orphan-related programs include:
Village Development Pilot Project: Started in 2008 as a simple feeding scheme for orphaned children, program provides access to clean water, medical care, education, and vocational training.
Medical care: Medical center provides free medical assistance and medication, as well as prenatal care and childbirth; Youth Educational Project: Social services/humanitarian training program for youth;
Agricultural project; Incubating Micro-Enterprise; and Women’s Empowerment