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Food Is A Luxury In The DR Congo

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Some days it feels as though we are not all living on the same planet. Or as Paul Harvey used to say; “It is not one world.”

A story in the January 3 New York Times, “For Congo Children, Food Today Means None Tomorrow” by Adam Nossiter, caught our attention. It told how parents in the DR Congo can only afford to feed their children just one meal every other day.

This is what Joel Reyes, our public relations director, posted to his Facebook page about how ICC’s children have been effected.

“I hope some of you are able to read this article. It is a reality most of us ignore and some may even think is a myth. We had heard that our children in our ICC Congo project were only eating two meals per day because they didn’t have the budget to provide three [meals per day]. We were horrified when we heard that, however the kids were not complaining. They thought they had it good, and they did considering the rest. They are eating three meals [per day] now.”

Please take a few minutes to read this story. The events in this article are the daily life for millions of people in the DR Congo.

We would also like thank you for supporting “His Kids.” As you can see by this story your support of ICC truly does make a difference.

Here’s the link to the story–
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/world/africa/in-congolese-capital-power-cut-applies-to-food.html

Thanks for reading!

Ken Wilson
Media Director ICC

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

A photo illustration of party favors and ribbons

We would like to take this time to wish all of our readers and supporters a wonderful, joyous and blessed New Year.

Thanks to all of you for what you do for “His Kids!”

ICC Romania Greenhouse Provides Winter Crops for Kids

Monday, March 9th, 2009

The ICC Romania greenhouse is thriving this winter as it produces spinach and lettuce for the children.  The greenhouse, made possible by IKN, the Dutch office of ICC, is proving to be a tremendous blessing for the project.

March Que Pasa Available Online

Friday, March 6th, 2009

ICC’s March edition of the Que Pasa is now avaialbe for viewing online.  Click on the following link to access it:

March Que Pasa

The print version will soon be arriving in mail boxes by standard post.