CongoAction is a British charity working in Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Congo Action is offering support in the development of education, training and the relief of poverty in Kivu province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Our mission is to help the people of Congo help themselves by offering resources that they can use to improve the quality of their lives.
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When Kavumba School was built in 2007 wood was used but after years of attack by the climate and ants it is showing signs of serious disrepair. CongoAction is helping the community build a brick school, classroom by classroom! Read Kavumba school's story...
We are pleased to tell you that the school building project that Congo Action and WTC (Working together Congo) started in July 2018, has been completed on time for September, for the start of the academic year. This summer, we added another 3 new classrooms to the 3 already built last year: This constitutes 6 classrooms all together, representing a complete rebuilt of our Kavumba primary school, a very much needed operation due to the degradation of the original wooden school, built in 2006. Read More...
School Building Nearing Completion
The school building is nearing completion and will be ready for the start of the school term in September . We have achieved our goal, which was to build three new classrooms by the end of this summer. Thanks to all the hard work and dedication of the team of workers that we employed, the project has come to fruition, and the children will be very proud to start school in such favourable conditions..... A big THANK YOU also to all our regular supporters and generous donors who have made this work possible." more photos...
Desks Being Made
Late July 2018 The desks are being put together from flat packs. They each seat two pupils which are much better than the original ones in the wooden classrooms which were continuous right across the room. more photos...
Roof Going On
Late July 2018 The roof is being completed. The build is right on target for the start of the next school term which leaves only the final phase to raise the money for.
Walls Going Up
July 2018. The brick-layers are now hard at work... photos...
It's All Happening!!
June 2018. It’s all happening! They are working on the foundations of Phase 2 this week.
We are happy to share with you some very exciting news: Thanks to your donations and kind support, Congo Action is now able to go ahead with the second phase of rebuilding theKavumba primary school, which consists of three new brick classrooms being erected during the summer months. read more...
September 2017 - The first 3 classrooms now in use!
July 2017 - The walls of the first block are going up!