In April 2020, torrential rains fell on Uvira, causing flooding and significant material damage and loss of life. Responding to the impact of the floods, as well as the spread of COVID-19, FOCHI have adapted their work to support communities at risk.
We recently heard from Flory, FOCHI’s coordinator, about the situation on the ground:
Thanks to a grant from FRESH LEAF, FOCHI have been responding to the flooding and spread of COVID-19: providing communities with practical supplies, and raising awareness on hygiene and virus prevention.
Here’s what FOCHI have achieved so far:
At a time when tensions are high and local communities face numerous challenges to their lives and livelihoods, FOCHI is supporting communities to stay safe and keep the COVID-19 and its negative impact at bay. Bringing communities together in challenging times is vital to build trust, understanding, and peace.
Read more about how we are working with our partners in DR Congo, in our Impact Report: