Will you choose to
support these families
Our Lady of Hope parish in Turunga has identified 1,191 families representing 8,337 individuals.
The contact person for the parish will be the mother of each family, as she is deemed the person who struggles to organize meals and care of the family.
Each affected household will receive
Over a little more than 20 years, some 5 million are said to have died in this region due to the conflicts.
In recent years, the civil war, the violence and insecurity caused by armed groups, have consequently forced many individuals and families to leave their homes and seek refuge elsewhere.
Thus also forcing a dramatic increase in the population of the cities of Goma and Turunga as the IDPs move to their outskirts where the people are left destitute, lacking even the most basic necessities of life.
Total population: 89,505,201
Territory: 2,344,858 km2
Religion: 95% Christian, 2.5% Traditional and 1.4% Muslim
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): 5.26 million
Refugees registered in the country: 519,188 in addition to 16,065 asylum seekers, mainly from the Central African Republic, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Burundi
Refugees registered outside the country: 962,142