January 29, 2018

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the leading cause of death is diarrheal diseases, accounting for 12% of the overall deaths in the country. In second place is lower repertory infections with 11%, and in third place is malaria with 7%. What do all three of these...

December 26, 2017

As highlighted in our 2017 annual report, student engagement is one of the main goals that the Nyantende Foundation will be focusing on in the upcoming year. We believe that student life is so much more than what goes on in the classroom, and that education also encomp...

November 13, 2017

An ongoing issue plaguing citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, also referred to as the DRC, is their corrupt and unjust political situation. Elections were scheduled to be held in 2016, but the country’s president, Joseph Kabila, refused to step down from...

February 6, 2017

February 6th will mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. FGM is defined by the World Health Organization as “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital or...

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