VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
A dream of learning comes true
December 27, 2012 by Sinziana Demian
At 28, Brigitte found herself at a school desk for the first time, thanks to an IRC program teaching the basics of reading, writing and math to young people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Photo: Sinziana Demian/IRC
TABA CONGO, Democratic Republic of Congo - Her entire life, Brigitte dreamt of the moment she would be able to spell her name. When she was a little girl, her parents separated and she was sent to live with an aunt and babysit her cousins. They all ended up going to school, but she was kept at home.
2x Match: Act Now and Double Your Impact