What does a bridge help you do?

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Sell goods at the market

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Go to school

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Carry water

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Transport solar equipment

Mother & baby in hospital

Get to the hospital

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Export coffee

Repairing A Bridge Impacts Everyone

People in DR Congo know that investing in repairing bridges and roads can make a significant economic impact for their communities, as well as provide access to schools, hospitals, and water sources.

When bridges are in poor condition, they threaten physical safety and economic security. Accidents cause the loss of thousands of dollars worth of goods, and even loss of life. Farmers can’t get their goods to market, walking over a log bridge to a hospital or clinic is dangerous, carrying food, water, and heavy materials is risky, and children can’t easily get to school. 

Through our partners, many bridges have been repaired in the area. But there are many more problematic and dangerous bridges that desperately need replacing or repairing

We see hope.

“If we look at our world through our eyes, we see suffering. But if we choose to look at our world through our faith in God, we see hope. These bridges give us hope that life can be better one day soon.”

– Dr. Ngosse, Medical Counselor of Aviation

In the Bogose Nubea region, we plan to complete the causeway and six bridges in 2020, and the final larger bridge over the main river channel in 2021.

In order to accomplish these goals, we must raise $33,000 each year for the next three years.

We believe we can do this with your help!

Explore the bridge projects in Congo.

Stories

Bridge Repairs Planned for Bogose Nubea Region

Bogose Nubea is a remote village of about 6,000 people and has a series of 12 log bridges and a half-kilometer causeway crossing the Nguya River and wetlands. Over half of the population use these log bridges as their connection to the west where the primary market, Bogose Nubea Hospital, schools, and churches are located.

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