Congo and Ebola in the News
In August 2018, Eastern Congo had an Ebola outbreak near the city of Beni, DRC. In the last months 7 months, we’ve watched as the disease spread and the crisis escalated to the second worst Ebola outbreak in history. Though this has been devastating for Eastern Congo, thankfully, as of the publishing of this blog, Ebola has not reached the city of Goma or our schools in the surrounding area.
If you’re interested in reading more about the Ebola outbreak in the Congo, the outbreak has been the topic of many major news publications. We've highlighted a few articles if you'd like to get informed and read more about how the outbreak is affecting Congo. Interested in how Justice Rising is protecting our schools? Read more about our WASH program for more information!