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  1. Democratic Republic of Congo Fish farming - A family affair

    Filling the pond compost bin with the boys.

  2. Democratic Republic of Congo Three Musketeers - Congo style

    Forest leaves make for good hats to protect yourself from the hot tropical sun while waiting for the pond to drain to harvest your fish.

  3. Democratic Republic of Congo Mukobo's harvest

    Fish farmer Mukobo and family at his first harvest.  The fish he raised was Tilapia nilotica. 

  4. Democratic Republic of Congo Pizza Pizza

    Idudu, businessman/largest local bread producer and family had never had pizza.  So we made a deal, if he provided the dough, I would bring the tomato sauce, cheese and pepperoni and we would bake pizza in his bread oven. 

  1. Democratic Republic of Congo Celebrating MLK Day

    I remember tuning in the shortwave radio to pull the celebration of the first nationally recognized holiday in Dr. King's memory.  The battery was taken from the moto for this day.  We sat under the little lemon tree in my parcel and I was awestruck - half a world away, in the land of my ancestors, on the day the United States finally honored him.  Tears streamed down my face as I began to explain in Tshiluba what this meant to me and millions of other African Americans.  My kids, who all cal...

Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

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status
Closed
program dates
1970-1991
current volunteers
0
cumulative volunteers
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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.