Africa, Stories

A gleam of hope as aid gets to Kasai, DRC Congo

People of Kasai, Democratic Republic of Congo can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to our partnership with World Vision and the World Food Programme (WFP). Through this partnership, we are providing food to ease their hunger problems triggered by violent conflicts. When the war broke out in August 2016, the inhabitants of Kasai, who are predominantly farmers, fled their homes and abandoned their farm lands. Nearly 1.6 million people were displaced and about 3.2 million became food insecure. Mphutu Makebu, a mother of three children, waited anxiously for her turn to receive food. Before  ...