Happy Mother’s Day to all the great people supporting women in the DRC!

huc momday 2014The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DR Congo, Martin Kobler, made his first official visit to Equateur Province on May 2. He interacted with different sections of the population, including market women in Mbandaka (provincial capital), to whom he paid tribute for their daily efforts in the struggle against poverty. « Despite the reduction of its presence in Equateur, MONUSCO [United Nations Organization Mission in Democratic Republic of the Congo] l continue to be concerned with the protection of the civilian population of this province, » Mr. Kobler promised. Photo MONUSCO.

On Mother’s Day and every day, HandUp Congo celebrates the resilient and courageous women in the DRC.