When you’re in the Congo, you don’t have to eat alone. The mother of the house, mama, has been busy with the pots and pans in the kitchen for some time. Good smelling vegetarian dishes, thick bean sauce, and tasty fish are brought to the table – after all, we live by the lake. Fishermen lower their nets early in the morning fog and catch fish from the lake to sell at the market.
Fida is responding with record-breaking amounts to address the humanitarian emergency in Yemen and Congo
The world’s worst crises are protracted and forgotten. Fida and its partners respond to the acute emergency with food, child protection, and farming support.
The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs granted Finnish NGOs a total of EUR 10.2 million in support for humanitarian aid projects for 2021.
Fida Country Coordinator Welongo Faizi explains how his path from working with refugees lead into advocating for children with disabilities in the Congo.