The world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by the year 2050. That’s a lot of mouths to feed, and we’re not doing a great job with the mouths we already have – 10% of the world’s population suffered from chronic undernourishment in 2016. In Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), malnutrition is especially prevalent, and deadly. One in seven children will die before the age of five, and 50% of those deaths are due to malnutrition. DRC, and the world at large, is searching for sustainable solutions not simply to a lack of food, but a lack of nutritious food.
After a 10-day trip in DR Congo we’re back and happy to report that everything is peachy keen, and we’re excited about our next steps in Bolingo Village. We hope that you were able to follow along on social media, but if not, here are 5 things you may have missed:
Campamento Mi Momento 2019 is coming up in just a few short months! As we were reflecting back on past years, we found this lovely piece on the camp experience written from the perspective of GOF board member, Judy Miller. Enjoy!