We are a home for orphaned children in Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa. Since 2007, We provide housing, clothing, food, health care and education to children and to unmarried youth mother in Democratic Republic of Congo
Umoja Family Connection works and supports a local partner called HandiMode Foundation. Created in 2016, HandiMode Foundation invests in people with disabilities and ideas that can change the unconscious biases of people regarding Disabilities. The Foundation works to harness the best impulses of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, diversity and collaboration to drive exponential impact and to inspire others to make transformative changes in their attitude to seeing People with Disabilities
On November 25th, Umoja Family Connection joined United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to celebrate the International Day to End Violence Against Women in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
At least 400,000 children under five in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in 2018 if they are not urgently reached with lifesaving health and nutrition interventions, UNICEF warned today. The dire situation has largely been caused by violence, mass displacement and reduced agricultural production over the past 18 months.
The Umoja Family Connection, which is based in Kasai, is fighting to cover the most urgent needs by distributing, Foods, Provide medical care to children most affected by malnutrition, cash distributions to relaunch a small business.
As part of its efforts to empower disadvantaged women and inclusion of women with disabilities, Umoja Family Connection, with technical support from East Eagle Foundation, hosted a workshop and provided free training and coaching to more than 20 women with disabilities on social entrepreneurship at Carter Center in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.