Halcyon Martin

A Miracle for Moise

by Halcyon Martin Abandoned at birth – rescued through Comfort Babies. Baby Moise arrives in hospital In December 2018 baby Moise was brought into a hospital in Rwanda by the paramedics. He had been rescued from a long-drop toilet and his life was hanging by a thread. Despite their best efforts his mother could not …

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Rwanda hit again by Covid-19 following the volcanic eruption near Goma

Lockdown and food shortages return. Eruption of Nyiragongo Over the last few months the situation with regards to Covid-19 in Rwanda had been improving with people returning to their daily routines. But this situation changed suddenly at the beginning of June. The eruption of the Nyiragongo Volcano near Goma at the end of May saw …

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Walking the length of Britain for a pharmacy in D.R. Congo

by Linda McFarlane The LEJoG challenge has had some lovely moments for us. The plight of these people won my heart I have been a volunteer with Comfort International since early 2016. The very first job I was given back then was to source and contact companies who would potentially fund/ supply medical equipment or …

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The Joy Centre

Good News International – raising up a generation of Rwandan youth Good News International Good News International are one of our key partners in Rwanda and we love the heart and ethos of their work. It is founded on compassion for the genocide survivors but looks ahead to the next generation of Rwandans. The vision …

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Christine's cakes and crafts.

Christine’s Cakes and Crafts – Raising funds for the Central Hospital Rusayu

Improving lives in D.R.Congo and Rwanda. Christine’s Story Christine Robertson, one of our dedicated supporters, is raising funds for Comfort International by making and selling cakes and crafts. She has also initiated a small donation scheme to provide access to primary education and health insurance. Here is her story: I got involved with Comfort international …

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Comfort Babies, Rwanda

News from this life-saving programme. The Comfort Babies Project Eighty nine mums and babies are now part of the Comfort Babies sponsorship programme which supports very vulnerable mums and their babies to become confident and self-sufficient.  Many of these young women suffered cruelly at the hands of relatives or strangers resulting in trauma and pregnancy …

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