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DR Congo: issues with aid

This week’s featured blog post looks at the difficulties charities face. It specifically explores how we get aid to the people who need it most, especially in times of crisis and conflict.

Julia Lewis, who works for Concern Worldwide in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), writes about the tough challenges we face in responding to the current crisis there.

Beneficiaries line up to receive kits of essential household goods in DR Congo.

Harsh realities

As long as the constant crisis that is the DRC goes unnoticed by the rest of the world, we will continue to struggle to provide life-saving relief let alone work with communities to achieve lasting change.