aid · thoughts

A list of NGOs and other organisations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

There are thousands of non-profits, for-profits, non-governmental organizations, foreign and national programs to help the DRC out of poverty, to end wars, to stop malnutrition or to end corruption (among many other projects). Here is a non-exhaustive list of various NGOs and for-profit projects that are or have done significant work in the country (alphabetically).

food

Recette: Poulet à la moambe à la Tabuku

Recette Poulet Moambe. Le poulet moambe (portugais : moamba de galinha) est un plat de poulet salé populaire en Afrique centrale et considéré comme le plat national de l'Angola. Le plat lui-même est fait en combinant du poulet, des épices et du beurre de palme pour créer une consistance semblable à un ragoût. Un certain nombre de variations locales ou régionales existent à travers le Congo et l'Afrique centrale ; le plat est également connu en dehors du continent. 

canada

Why I left the “West”

I wanted to leave the west so much that I left Canada even before properly finishing my studies. Don't worry, I finished remotely! It’s not that I didn’t like it. I enjoyed my studies, my friends and generally liked my life over there. But I wasn’t happy. Or rather, I wasn’t satisfied. I was bored. I disliked the streets, the people (not all!), the lack of urgency and the passivity

Music

Electro from D. R. Congo, France, Belgium and Canada!

Did you know that Canadians and Congolese love music and are collaborating to make great stuff? Moonshine.mu If not, please check out this group Moonshine.mu and DJ P2n (Instagram pages) and read the interview : https://www.magazinesocan.ca/features/moonshine-la-lune-de-miel-continue/ https://youtu.be/UKQwnEO3RL8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGxBDptPcTM&ab_channel=Moonshine https://www.instagram.com/p/CPa5UUyH5fd/ Check out Felix Noe as well! The cook of Moonshine.mu (whatever that means!) https://www.instagram.com/p/CP8Qh5KnfbA/ DJ P2N… Continue reading Electro from D. R. Congo, France, Belgium and Canada!

Muanda road trip photos · photos

Photos again – March 2021 – Kisantu, Matadi, Muanda

More DRC photos taken on the road between Kinshasa, Matadi, Kisantu, Muanda in March and April 2021. Enjoy 🙂 On the road between Kinshasa and Muanda, there are trucks, motorbikes, customs officials, police, toll gates. There isn't much harassment if you're lucky and don't upset anyone... Motorbikes on the road Hills on the way to… Continue reading Photos again – March 2021 – Kisantu, Matadi, Muanda

Gombe · photos

More photos of Kinshasa and surroundings

I was able to take a few photographs of Kinshasa from various places without getting harassed. Here they are. I hope you like them! Some are from Chacha, a rooftop bar in Gombe. Others are from Mon Béguin another rooftop bar in Gombe (with a yellow sunset) There’s also a picture of a colourful weird… Continue reading More photos of Kinshasa and surroundings