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Author: Chloe Christman and John Bagwell

Behind the Scenes with ‘I Am Congo’

Behind the Scenes with ‘I Am Congo’
On May 1, the Raise Hope for Congo campaign launched “I Am Congo,” a new video series highlighting voices from the ground. The series profiles five inspiring Congolese individuals—Fidel Bafilemba, Amani Matabaro, Denise Siwatula, Petna Ndaliko, and Dominique Bikaba—who are making a difference in their communities. Enough Said will be highlighting each video profile over the coming weeks ...
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Corruption on the Road in Congo

Corruption on the Road in Congo
Our car stopped at a government checkpoint on the way to Mumosho, a small town about an hour outside of Bukavu in eastern Congo, and Enough researcher Amani Matabaro jumped out to talk to the armed guards inside a ramshackle hut perched precariously along the cliff at the side of the road. Amani travels this route two to three times per week, and as one of the individuals we were in Congo to profile, we were riding along to meet his friends in the remote village where he grew up and check in on his many projects in the area ...
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Congo: The Legacy—And Now Present Threat—of the Volcano

Congo: The Legacy—And Now Present Threat—of the Volcano
Eastern Congo’s Nyamuragira volcano has been erupting at an epic scale near the city of Goma over the past few days. Having returned from Goma less than two weeks ago to capture stories not traditionally heard about life surrounded by conflict in eastern Congo, we’re left thinking about the impact these volcanoes have on daily life in the region ...
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Highlighting Hope in Eastern Congo

Highlighting Hope in Eastern Congo
During a month when many Congo advocates are joining together to counter the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and corporate interests standing in the way of peace in Congo, a team from Enough and the Raise Hope for Congo campaign headed out to the region to document the work of our partners on the ground. Our trip is focused on highlighting the personal stories of individuals through in-depth profiles about their lives and the challenges they face being change-makers in eastern Congo ...
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