International Day of Peace

Today is the World Day of Peace while we did not plan for activities here at the office as organization, we intend to participate in some events organized the other actors at the French Institute in Goma, starting at 4pm. This will be also for us another opportunity to network and engage with those involved in peace activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Regular meetings at the office

These are the different regular meetings at our offices in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Meeting with Returnee Refugees from Uganda and other countries who are living in Goma

The meeting takes place at our offices on the first Wednesday of the month from 8am to 12pm.

Meeting Internally Displaced Persons from Ituri Province, living in Goma,

The meeting takes place on the first Friday of the month from 8am to 12 pm,

Weekly Activities at the office

Monday and Friday: Women Craft Group to make the shopping bags from 8am to 12pm

Tuesday and Thursday: Women Craft Group involved in Sweater making from 8am -12pm

Every Saturday: Staff meeting from 10am to 12 pm,

Refugee women Income Generating Activities
Every Thursday from 8am to 12pm: Meeting Income Generating Activity Women in Byahi and at the same time Charcoal Making group in Byahi,
Every Sunday from 4-5pm: Meeting with Refugee Women in Income Generating Activity in Mugunga in Mugunga
Every Monday from 3-4 pm meeting with Congolese women operating Income Generating Activities, in Carmel
Every Wednesday: Interactions with the legal team at the office from 10am to 3pm
Meeting the Refugee Thematic Group: Once in a month at the office,

Launch of the Commemoration of the Genocide Against Hutus Refugees and Congolese citizens

On Friday September 1st, 2023 we shall launch the very first meeting which will reflect of specific activities and roles refugees will play during the Commemoration of the Genocide against Hutu Refugees and Congolese by Rwandan Army in DRC since 1996 up to now. The meeting will take place at our offices and will come up with roles for the October Genocide against Hutu Refugees and Congolese Genocide, the whole month of October will be dedicated to that.

Meeting with refugee women involved in Small Activities

On Monday and Thursday there will be a two different meeting with Refugee Women involved in Income Generating Activities which are supporting here in Goma, in order to focus on the progress of the Small Generating Activities. These two meetings will be held in their respective places in Byahi and Mugunga.

Meeting Returnee Refugees from Uganda

On Wednesday Returnee Refugees from Uganda will have their monthly meeting at our offices in order to discuss issues that affect them and come up with both an advocacy approach and brainstorm of some projects they can be involved in here in Goma, while the wait for the end of war in order to return back to their respective homes.

Meeting Internally Displaced Persons from Ituri

This Sunday the leadership of Internally Displaced Persons from Ituri/DRC will meet at the office from 11am to discuss on specific issues they facing in IDP Camps around Goma, to share with them information from our various field visits in different offices, and to work together on issues of promoting peace and pacific cohabitation.

Zoom Meeting with Refugee Leaders

On Thursday August 31st, 2023 refugee leaders in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo shall have a meeting with other refugee leaders members of Refugee Led Organizations Africa Chapter and will mainly focus on how to involve refugees in DRC in various issues but also to select one refugee who will be facilitated and sponsored to represent others in the UNHCR Global Refugee Forum in Geneva in December 2023.

Meeting the stakeholders for the Internally Displaced Persons in Goma

On Tuesday August 29th, 2023 we shall attend the monthly meeting of all actors involved in the Camps Management around Goma, North Kivu. The meeting will be held at the Offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

This is after our intense work on issues affecting the internal Displaced Person and now we move towards advocacy at the stakeholders meeting.

Meeting the Pro-Democracy Pressure Groups in Goma

On Saturday September 2nd, 2023 we intend to meeting some representatives from Pro-Democracy Pressure Groups in Goma in order to discuss about the how best they can improve their struggle, to understand if there is need for trainings on Human Rights and Non-Violence mechanisms, and the necessity for projects in order to strengthen the young people in all these groups. We hope to bring on board at least 10 Leaders from these groups.

Attending the monthly meeting at the United Nations Human Rights Offices in Goma

On Thursday August 2023 our team attended the monthly of human rights organizations from the Civil Society which is organized by the Office of the United Nations Human Rights in Goma, North. Great resolutions were taken among the recommendation that we shall consult various groups in order to come up with training sessions for all those who want to be initiated in the filed of human rights.

Our meeting at the United Nations Offices in Goma

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