What does a bridge help you do?

Delivery bicycle 2 (sm)

Sell goods at the market


Go to school

Carrying Water (Small)

Carry water

PCP fridges going out for distribution- truck

Transport solar equipment

Mother & baby in hospital

Get to the hospital


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

Explore the bridge projects in Congo.


Celebrating the Completion of Bridges Between Karawa and Bogose Nubea

Paul Carlson Partnership (PCP), the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM), and Hope International Development Agency have been partnering together for [...]

Back to Congo

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Bridges Give Life

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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.

What Can A Bridge Help You Do?

Hope is alive in Congo! Take it from Mr. Kotake, an enterprising man who has built a private, water-driven mill [...]

Wonderful Celebration for Makanza Bridge Dedication

by Pete Ekstrand, ECC Missionary in DR Congo November 18, 2017, DR Congo   What a celebration the CEUM, community, [...]

Empowering Local Engineers to Build Bridges

An Economic Development Update James Fischer, Director of Economic Development, recently returned from a three week trip to Congo. While [...]

Building Bridges

What would happen if you couldn’t get to your hospital, work, or grocery store? If a vital road in your […]