Democratic Republic of Congo Appeal 2023
‘I was hungry and you fed me’
Amid horrific violence, more than 5.6 million people have fled their homes, meaning that the country now has the highest number of internally displaced people in Sub-Saharan Africa.
“Thousands of families have arrived in our parish desperate to flee the fighting zones. They look starving, tired and traumatised.”
Father Jean-Baptiste Chiza, parish priest of Our Lady of Hope, near Goma, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)