Democratic Republic of the Congo

In light of the extremely difficult situation in the DRC, the assistance offered by the Orange Foundation directly targets the most basic needs of the population : access to treatment, especially for girls and women who have been the victims of sexual violence, and professional training in order to allow the Congolese people to take charge of their own development.

News

News

  • Launch of the first edition of the "Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique"

    Launch of the first edition of the "Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique"

    Engaged in 18 countries in Africa, our goal is to support these countries with their development, including in the area of culture. For several years we have been running projects intended to improve access to culture and knowledge for...
  • Maternity clinics in the Orange Villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Maternity clinics in the Orange Villages in the Democratic Republic of...

    The health centre in the Orange Village of Kabweke in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been up and running for almost a year now. In a remote area in the middle of the forest, it is the only hospital in the region; it is now...
  • Young people in Kinshasa discover digital manufacturing

    Young people in Kinshasa discover digital manufacturing

    A door opens for the future of young people in Kinshasa who have dropped out of school and have no job and no qualifications. The first Solidarity FabLab in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This FabLab is the fruit of a partnership...
  • In Mudusa, hundreds of families will gain access to healthcare

    In Mudusa, hundreds of families will gain access to healthcare

    Good progress is being made at the Mudusa Orange Village in the province of Kivu, 80 kilometres from Buvaku. This isolated region has seen many conflicts - residents lead difficult lives, with almost no access to healthcare or...
  • Our life changed after the opening of the hospital!

    Our life changed after the opening of the hospital!

    It has been 6 months since the people of Njiapanda Bella in Ituri gained access to the hospital facility built and equipped thanks to our support. This centre with 40 beds was a dream come true for all the community. Finally there...
projects

Examples of supported projects

4 projects found

  • Sickle cell anaemia: support and care

    In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2% of newborns are born with sickle cell anaemia. 3 in 4 do not reach 5 years old. This is in addition to exclusion, mothers being socially rejected, medical costs and the lack of training for medical staff. For over 10...
  • Solidarity FabLabs: Lisungi FabLab

    Name of the project: Lisungi FabLab Description of the project: Lisungi FabLab is the response that the Francophone University Agency, through its French-language digital campus in Kinshasa, wants to provide for disadvantaged young people and women in precarious...
  • Operations funded for five underprivileged children with heart defects

    Since 2005, in African countries where Orange operates, we have been working to improve the health of children under 5 and mothers in difficulty. With the support of the Orange Foundation, the association ‘Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde’ (heart surgery...
  • An operating theatre for the healthcare centre in Kabweke

    Since 2005, in African countries where Orange operates, we have been working to improve the health of children under 5 and mothers in difficulty. Over the past few years, Kabweke (located in the province of North Kivu, DRC) has seen the arrival of families fleeing...