Travel to Congo

A visit to the Orphanage

In October 2018, Johann, Devin and Joy left Canada for a visit the orphanage. The focus was to:

Enter DRC

  • Build relationship with the team and the children
  • Development a plan for the new site
  • Inspect the first house for 10 children
  • General health check on the children
  • Meeting local UN and other NGO officials
  • Work with team to develop Organization chart and long term plan.
  • Develop 5 Pillars of good child care

The team took with them the following items:

  • Used cell phones
  • Basic medications of Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Vitamins, Iron (some were donated to the local clinic)
  • Bandages, band-aids, latex gloves
  • Craft supplies – water based paint, paper, brushes, etc.
  • Reading glasses for widows in the area
  • Children’s clothing
  • Antibiotic ointments

Please see a short video of the trip.