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Meet our Performer for Rise of Congo: Lokua Kanza!

We are very excited to have Lokua Kanza perform at our March 19th event: Rise of Congo.Lokua is a singer-songwriter from DRC. His songs, which he sings in English, French, Lingala, Portuguese, and Swahili, have been recorded by many music … Continue reading

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The Rise of Congo Host: Eddie Kadi

Meet our host for the night: Eddie Kadi! Eddie was born in the DRC, but was raised in the UK, where he began hosting stand-up shows during his time in college. He is now a well-established comedian and public speaker. … Continue reading

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Clinton Global Initiative Haiti February 2013

Recently, Noella was invited to be a guest speaker to exchange information on the Action Network of the Congo with the Action Network of Haiti recently. She traveled with Karina Nagin of the Clinton Global Initiative to talk about GMF … Continue reading

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V-Day Visits the DRC

It is so great to see Eve, a representative from V-day (a supporter of GMF) visit the DRC! Here are some pictures of her trip: You can read more about her trip here: http://www.vday.org/dearall

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day from the Georges Malaika Foundation! Today, at the GMF School, our girls are dressing in traditional Congolese clothing to celebrate this day. Here are some pictures of our future female leaders in the classroom with Nestle, … Continue reading

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The Rise of Congo Guest Speaker: Amy Lehman

One of our guest speakers at the event, Dr. Amy Lehman is the founder of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic. We are very excited to hear her speak about her connection with the DRC! You can read more about Dr. … Continue reading

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Noella is Interviewed for BBC

Shown below is Noella being interviewed by BBC’s Komla Dumor from BBC’s segment “Focus on Africa.” She was interviewed about the DRC along with her work as founder of GMF.

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USAID Visits the GMF School

On February 14, 2013, Mr. Hito Kanyinda, a representative of USAID in the Food for Peace department came to visit our school in Kalebuka. After visiting our storage room, he realized that there was not food donated from USAID, he … Continue reading

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Meet a GMF student: Josephine

Josephine is the 5th child in her family and an 8 year old student at the GMF school. She loves math, the color yellow and her favorite meal is rice and chicken. One day, she hopes to be a director of a … Continue reading

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The Rise of Congo Guest Speaker: Khaliah Ali

Please meet one of our guest speakers, Khaliah Ali! Like her father Muhammad Ali, takes part in numerous philanthropic activities throughout the world. Recently, she went to the DRC for the 35year celebration of her dad’s “Rumble in the Jungle” … Continue reading

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