10 years "River of Hope"

2010 - 2020 in the Democratic Republic Congo

This is the Story of 10 years "River of Hope" and our project "The Center Tala Mosika" (look beyond) in DRC.

 

Content:

·       How it all began

·        "…nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come”, 

·       What have we achieved in the last 10 years?

·       Four containers sent between 2013 - 2019

·       My first trip was the most the most exiting trip

·       My sixth trip in 2015 - with my family in tow! What an adventure!

·       My 11th visit - the scariest one.

·       In every Challenge lies an Opportunity 

·       UN – Agenda 2030 and the 17 sustainable goals

 

Read the story (see below)

 

As the founder and project manager, I have a very clear ambition for our center. It is to ensure self-sustainability through the support of local entities and in order to achieve this, they need to understand and embrace PEP (Purpose -Energy-Patience). Only then will this project be a success in my eyes. 

 

1. Purpose – understand why do we do what we do. 

2. Energy – they need to have the energy to be a part of their own development 

3. Patience – Change does not happen overnight, we need more time than what the developed world thinks. Together with the necessary tools, we can take small steps. They allow the locals to succeed, become even more motivated to create a better future for themselves and their family. 


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Thank you to all our partners in Europe, people from all over the world for your trust, financial and moral support throughout the years.

 

Claudia, Christoph & Team in Congo and Switzerland


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