Monthly Archives: June 2013

1st Ten Days at Panzi Hospital

This is the view this Sunday morning in Bukavu as Ari and I have breakfast overlooking Lake Kivu. She pointed out that I went from Oslo, Norway (where I spoke at the Oslo Freedom Forum), a country at the top … Continue reading

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1st Ever Panzi Partner Conference in Congo a Success

Panzi Foundation USA joined over 60 international organizations in Bukavu, Congo, May 23-25, 2013 for a conference of partners, donors, and hospital staff. This meeting was a chance for networking, strategizing for the future, and fellowship. Non-profits included UNICEF, Stephen … Continue reading

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Congolese Student Volunteers for Aire de Jeux

Emanuel, a 17-year-old student from Bukavu, co-teaches art and English with Ari De Reus at Aire de Jeux. He first paired up with Ari De Reus in 2010 for this project (he’s a little taller now!). He loves working with … Continue reading

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Panzi Kids Get Chance to Do Art

Over 40 kids (mostly from the neighborhood) will show up to the after-school tutoring program on any given day at Panzi hospital. In the morning, 40+ toddlers come to the daycare program. Their mothers are getting care at Panzi. Rarely … Continue reading

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Aire de Jeux Art!

Neighborhood kids and the children of women who get care at Panzi hospital, come to this after-school program for tutoring.

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Panzi After-School Program

Arianna De Reus (yep, that’s my kid!), helps children with art projects at the Aire de Jeux after-school care program. The structure was built with funds raised by Tyrone High School students in Tyrone, PA.

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Congo or Colorado?

View from the car as we made our way through Bukavu to Panzi hospital.

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