Hello dear PLF-Congo Peace School family! Please find below an update from August at the Congo Peace School.
Brigitte’s face lights up when she talks about her future as a lawyer: “At school, my classmates are already calling me lawyer for standing up for their rights. I often like to defend my colleagues who are innocent and sometimes punished for no reason.” With financial support to pursue law school, 18-year-old Brigitte plans to […]
What I see in my life and in the world that I want to be a part of, that inspires me and excites me, is to be among those people who are helping others people in difficult situations.
“I want to continue my education because it will help me be a responsible and strong woman. I want to attend the school of medicine or nursing at university — it is a big dream.” Chanceline wants to study medicine to care for people who lack means for medical care. “In our country,” she says, […]
At 20, Cibalonza has already discovered that caregiving is a part of who she is, and what she wants to do with her life. “I don’t like seeing someone suffering reason why I am think that if I become a medical doctor I may help people by taking care of them in general and particularly […]
Nadine might answer to her Swahili name, Munguakokonkwa, but she also goes by Professor Math. Nicknamed by her classmates for her love of mathematics and prowess when it comes to explaining it to others, she reports, “They like me, by the way, because I always explain mathematics to them whenever there is something they do […]
Because the best way to support, say, the organic cotton industry, or kids in resource-strapped neighborhoods, is ultimately with your wallet, shopping for a cause is no longer a novel concept—an admirable feat all around.