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).

photos · tourism

Luki rainforest biosphere near Boma

Luki Biosphere, seen from a view point near the base camp. Last weekend, with some friends, L and T, we went to a rainforest biosphere or reserve called Luki near Boma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We drove from Kinshasa on Saturday morning. We arrived at around 8pm in Mangala/Luki after several calls to… Continue reading Luki rainforest biosphere near Boma

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

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Gbadolite, 2016

Here are a few pictures of the city, the roads and the old Mobutu palace. Check out William Clowes’s excellent article on Gbadolite https://roadsandkingdoms.com/2015/the-ruins-of-dead-despots/ And Thomas Nicolon’s video report https://www.france24.com/fr/20181102-billet-retour-rdc-congo-nostalgie-mobutu-gbadolite-zaire The INSS building where we rented a roomThe main courtyard of the city with Mobutu’s portraitThe cathedralThe UNHAS plane that took us thereThe entrance to… Continue reading Gbadolite, 2016