2011: In Congo, continued progress
December 28, 2011 by George Rupp
|Nkanga Village, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: Children line up with water cans to be the first to use the new water system the village built with help from the IRC. Photo: Sinziana Demian/IRC|
As the people of Libya and Egypt look to new futures, impressive strides by war-scarred Congo offer proof that the best of hopes can be realized. The International Rescue Committee continues to be the largest humanitarian agency at work in Congo, and our community-driven approach to rebuilding is creating durable progress in education, health care, civil infrastructure, and other critical areas.