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Sponsor a Child in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Area
2,344,858 km2
Capital City
Kinshasa
Climate
Tropical
Ethnicities
Bantu and the Mangbetu-Azande
Population
4,447.63 mil
Religions
Roman Catholic, Protestant, Kimbanguist

Our Number

Democratic Republic of the Congo
CHILD LABOUR
CHILD LABOUR
22%
AVERAGE LIFESPAN
AVERAGE LIFESPAN
59
INFANT MORTALITY
INFANT MORTALITY
118.5 per 1,000
ORPHANED
ORPHANED
4,000,000
BELOW POVERTY LINE
BELOW POVERTY LINE
71.30%
CHILD POVERTY RATE
CHILD POVERTY RATE
63.60%
Canada
CHILD LABOUR
CHILD LABOUR
#N/A
AVERAGE LIFESPAN
AVERAGE LIFESPAN
82
INFANT MORTALITY
INFANT MORTALITY
5.2 per 1,000
ORPHANED
ORPHANED
45,000
BELOW POVERTY LINE
BELOW POVERTY LINE
9.40%
CHILD POVERTY RATE
CHILD POVERTY RATE
8.80%

Our Impact

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The SOS Children's Village in Congo, Dem. Rep. provides loving homes to orphaned and abandoned children
3 VILLAGES 450 Orphaned and Abandoned Children
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The SOS Youth Facilities in Congo, Dem. Rep. provides youth with a loving environment where they learn to transition into independent living and to expand their education
2 YOUTH FACILITIES 252 Youths in our Care
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The SOS Kindergarten in Congo, Dem. Rep. are a fundamental building block for the early development needs including, intellectual and social skills for children.
3 KINDERGARTENS 315 Kindergarten students
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SOS Vocational Training Centres in Congo, Dem. Rep. provide young adults from our youth centres, SOS villages and the surrounding community with the skills they will need to secure reliable employment. They provide realistic job opportunities for the future and an avenue to independence.
1 VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRES 205 Youth and adult students
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SOS Social Centres in Congo, Dem. Rep. aim is to help families, in particular women and children, living in communities neighbouring the SOS Children's Villages to gradually escape from poverty, and to help young people become self-reliant.
3 SOCIAL CENTRES 1191 Beneficiaries
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SOS Medical Centres in Congo, Dem. Rep. provide quality health care to the children in our care, our staff, our staffís family as well as people in the surrounding community.
3 MEDICAL CENTRES 22473 Patients

Our Impact

SOS Village Icon
VILLAGES
The SOS Children's Village in Congo, Dem. Rep. provides loving homes to orphaned and abandoned children
3
VILLAGES
450
Orphaned and Abandoned Children
SOS Youth Care Program Icon
YOUTH FACILITIES
The SOS Youth Facilities in Congo, Dem. Rep. provides youth with a loving environment where they learn to transition into independent living and to expand their education
2
YOUTH FACILITIES
252
Youths in our Care
SOS Early Childhood Education Kindergarten Icon
KINDERGARTENS
The SOS Kindergarten in Congo, Dem. Rep. are a fundamental building block for the early development needs including, intellectual and social skills for children.
3
KINDERGARTENS
315
Kindergarten students
SOS Vocational Training Icon
VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRES
SOS Vocational Training Centres in Congo, Dem. Rep. provide young adults from our youth centres, SOS villages and the surrounding community with the skills they will need to secure reliable employment. They provide realistic job opportunities for the future and an avenue to independence.
1
VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRES
205
Youth and adult students
SOS Social Centre Icon
SOCIAL CENTRES
SOS Social Centres in Congo, Dem. Rep. aim is to help families, in particular women and children, living in communities neighbouring the SOS Children's Villages to gradually escape from poverty, and to help young people become self-reliant.
3
SOCIAL CENTRES
1191
Beneficiaries
Medical Centre
MEDICAL CENTRES
SOS Medical Centres in Congo, Dem. Rep. provide quality health care to the children in our care, our staff, our staffís family as well as people in the surrounding community.
3
MEDICAL CENTRES
22473
Patients