Kimbilio https://www.kimbiliocongo.org Helping children build a future with hope Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:23:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 Suzane’s story https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/12/suzanes-story/ https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/12/suzanes-story/#respond Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:50:57 +0000 http://www.kimbiliocongo.org/?p=659 Continuing our series of ‘in their own words’ blogs, one of the girls currently living in the transit house has written an account of her own life and her hopes for the future. *names and personal details have been changed to protect the child.    Hello, My name is Suzane and I am 14 years […]

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In his own words… https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/08/in-his-own-words/ https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/08/in-his-own-words/#respond Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:26:35 +0000 http://www.kimbiliocongo.org/?p=635 One of Kimbilio’s main objectives is to provide a platform for the street children of Lubumbashi to speak for themselves about their own experiences, ambitions and perception of the world. We did this through our contribution to the International Day for Street Children in April of this year, when we interviewed some of the kids […]

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La grande fête – the big party! https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/07/la-grande-fete-the-big-party/ https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/07/la-grande-fete-the-big-party/#respond Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:47:44 +0000 http://www.kimbiliocongo.org/?p=618 54 years ago this week, Congo seized independence at lightning speed. Granted, this had followed decades under an oppressive colonial regime, but within five swift years Congo went from welcoming Belgium’s King Baudouin with raucous cheers on his 1955 tour, to exploding in furious riots in January 1959. In 1960, 17 African countries gained independence […]

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Happy birthday Kimbilio! https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/06/happy-birthday-kimbilio/ https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2014/06/happy-birthday-kimbilio/#respond Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:24:00 +0000 http://www.kimbiliocongo.org/?p=606 I’m excited to announce that this month marks the fifth anniversary of Kimbilio’s launch. On a dry and dusty day in June 2009, members and friends of the Congo Children Trust (UK) and the Anglican diocese of Katanga came together to open the doors of Kimbilio’s first centre in the Kenya quartier of Lubumbashi in […]

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Watch our new film…. https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2013/06/watch-our-new-film/ https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/2013/06/watch-our-new-film/#respond Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:47:21 +0000 http://www.kimbiliocongo.org/?p=579 We’ve just made a film about our work in the Congo…. enjoy. https://www.kimbiliocongo.org/kimbilio-projects/

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