Emergency Project

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Urgency project in favour of women victims of war in Congo

Cre­ation of a micro­cre­d­it fund to redo­nate trust and hope in life to fam­i­ly moth­ers, vic­tims of war's exac­tions in Con­go.

Refugees in Congo

Refugees in Con­go

The "Urgen­cy Project for wom­en vic­tim of war in Con­go" is a micro­fi­nance pro­gram extreme­ly urgent for the South of Congo's pop­u­la­tion sur­vival, pop­u­la­tion vic­tim of civil war. War has killed fam­i­ly fathers (heads of fam­i­lies). It has burnt down hous­es, pil­laged plan­ta­tions and today Congo's moth­ers - already eclud­ed from tra­di­tion­al banks' cir­cuits - don't know what to do with the num­ber of orphans left in their arms.

In this moment, in the coun­tryside envi­ron­ments, the sit­u­a­tion has got­ten worse for farm­ers and sup­pli­ers who've lost their work­ing tools, seeds and breeds because of war. A very big part of the pop­u­la­tion - in major­i­ty wom­en, exclud­ed from their vil­lages - is set aside in the periph­ery, where it is des­tined to a grow­ing mis­ery life.

Congo's dis­favoured fam­i­lies' young peo­ple are part of sac­ri­fied gen­er­a­tions, those ones that have become flesh for can­nons, the young peo­ple who have no right to a sane edu­ca­tion and who are always sent to the front to die and have them­selves buried in the most total anonymi­ty.

Project's objectives:

The main goal is the set­ting of a sys­tem to grant and sup­port micro­cre­d­its assigned to the female poorest pop­u­la­tion, vic­tim of civil war's exac­tions: such pop­u­la­tion is already eclud­ed from tra­di­tion­al banks' cir­cuits.

  • Emprov­ing and devel­op­ing pro­duc­tion in the agri­cul­tur­al and infor­mat­ic sec­tors
  • Cre­at­ing a meet­ing, ori­en­ta­tion, emu­la­tion place among such micro­cre­d­its' ben­e­fi­cia­ries
  • Gen­er­at­ing income to allow the project's actors to take care of them­selves and improve their life's con­di­tions
  • Incul­cat­ing a credit's cul­ture to the ben­e­fi­cia­ry pop­u­la­tion
  • Cre­at­ing in Occi­dent an effi­cient infor­ma­tion and sen­si­tiz­ing sys­tem about the tragedy lived by wom­en and poors in Con­go.

Beneficiaries

Ben­e­fi­cia­ries of the Urgen­cy Project are the poorest wom­en from reli­gious asso­ci­a­tions, from vil­lage com­mu­ni­ties sit­ed on the two Con­goes cap­i­tals' periph­ery, Brazzaville's and Kinshasa's, vic­tims of the socio-polit­i­cal tur­bu­lences which have upset life rythm in the cen­tral Africa's small regions.
Our choice was tak­en to the reli­gious asso­ci­a­tions' and the above men­tioned cap­i­tals' periph­ery vil­lage com­mu­ni­ties' wom­en. They rep­re­sent an impor­tant num­ber of farm­ers in the agri­cul­tur­al area of the two cap­i­tal cities, vic­tims of war. The asso­ci­a­tions' wom­en are in a num­ber of five thou­sands.

Promotors

Malaki Devel­op­ment and Malaki ma Kon­go

Means of realization

To build such micro­cre­d­it fund, Malaki ma Kon­go prompts the eth­i­cal finan­cial insti­tu­tions and the good will peo­ple to sup­port us for build­ing a micro­fi­nance insti­tu­tion in Con­go.

Also the asso­ci­a­tion Malaki ma Kon­go ena­gages a series of actions aimed to sen­si­tiz­ing peo­ple about the tragedy lived by the poors in Con­go. All this through con­fer­ences, paint­ing exhi­bi­tions, films and videos, shows, the­atre, fes­ti­vals, mini malaki African week­ends, din­ners, infor­ma­tion let­ters to church­es, schools, asso­ci­a­tions, com­mu­ni­ties, eth­i­cal finan­cial insti­tu­tions, indi­vid­u­als; encour­ag­ing sup­port on dis­tance; Malaki-Live: a sort of respon­si­ble tourism…

Any­body can con­tact us to col­lab­o­rate in the plan­ning and pro­duc­tion of such activ­i­ties.