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African Great Lakes Initiative The African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) of the Friends Peace Teams strengthens, supports, and promotes peace activities at the grassroots level in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
All Quiet on the Quaker Front The blog of Andrew Peterson, a US Quaker working with AGLI in Burundi.
AllAfrica.com AllAfrica aggregates and indexes content from over 125 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources.
American Friends Service Committee The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world.
BBC Country Profile - DRC A vast country with immense economic resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been at the centre of what could be termed Africa's world war. This has left it in the grip of a humanitarian crisis. 
Blood River: a journey to Africa's broken heart A compulsively readable account of a journey to the Congo - a country virtually inaccessible to the outside world - vividly told by a daring and adventurous journalist, Tim Butcher.
Britain Yearly Meeting The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain refers to the church in Britain, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, in its entirety, including all the 481 local meetings for worship as well as all their work.  Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) is the name of the charity that is responsible for the centrally organised work.
Cambridgeshire Area Quaker Meeting The administrative unit of Quakers in the Cambridgeshire Area.
Change Agents for Peace International (CAPI) An international NGO registered in Kenya in 2006, with programs in peace building, economic empowerment and organizational strengthening in Rwanda, Burundi, the DR Congo, Southern Sudan and Kenya.
Congo River: beyond darkness An award-winning film by Thierry Michel.
Evangelical Friends International Evangelical Friends Church International exists to help local Friends churches around the world meet the spiritual needs of their communities. Over 1,100 Evangelical Friends churches representing more than 140,000 Friends in 24 countries are actively carrying out this critical mission.
Feasibility of doing peace work in situations of violent conflict in the DRC. Bridget Butt worked for Quaker Service Norway as regional consultant for the Change Agent Peace Programme in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa. She wrote the following comments in June, 2004  in response to a question from the Norwegian government about the feasibility of doing peace work in situations of violent conflict in the context of the current situation in the DRC.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office DRC travel advice.
Friends Peace Teams Friends Peace Teams is a Spirit-led organization working around the world to develop long-term relationships with communities in conflict to create programs for peacebuilding, healing and reconciliation. FPT’s programs build on extensive Quaker experience combining practical and spiritual aspects of conflict resolution.
Friends World Committee for Consultation The purpose of the Friends World Committee for Consultation is to encourage fellowship among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends.
IRC Congo special report A new IRC survey has found that 5,400,000 people have died from war-related causes in Congo since 1998 – the world’s deadliest documented conflict since WW II.
Manchester & Warrington Area Quaker Meeting The Site for Quakers in our area of the North West of England (around Manchester and Warrington).
Médecins Sans Frontières in DR Congo Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organisation that provides emergency medical assistance to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.
MONUC The United Nations Mission in the Democtratic Republic of Congo.
OCHA in DR Congo The United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (in French).
QPSW Journal Letters Regular letters of QPSW peace workers, including British Quakers working with AFSC in Burundi.
Quaker Bolivia Link Quaker Bolivia Link (QBL) is an international, non-sectarian development organization dedicated to reducing poverty among the indigenous peoples of Bolivia
Quaker cobbler puts soul into sole Clark family entrepreneur is helping South African orphans affected by Aids - from The Guardian,  Saturday 7 June 2008
Quaker Congo Partnership, 'Friends of', yahoogroup Quakers working together for peace and development in the Congo.
Quaker Congo Partnership group on Facebook Quakers working together for peace and development in Congo.
Quaker Congo Partnership online donations at Everyclick Everyclick enables everyone to access effective and engaging ways to give online to any UK charity.
Quaker Congo Partnership photos on Flickr Quakers working together for peace and development in Congo.
Quaker Congo Partnership videos on YouTube Quakers working together for peace and development in Congo.
Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) The Quaker testimonies to peace, equality, simplicity and truth are a challenge to alleviate suffering and seek positive social change.  Quaker Peace & Social Witness works with, and on behalf of Friends in Britain to translate faith into action.
Quaker Peace Network Quaker Network for the Prevention of Violent Conflict.
Rape in a lawless land Leah Chishugi, a nurse and survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, travels into the heart of eastern Congo to record the testimony of more than 400 women and girls abused by marauding militias - video clip (8:03 mins) from The Guardian, Friday 5 December 2008.
ReliefWeb Serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community.
V-Day Stop Raping Our Greatest Resource, Power to Women and Girls of DRC.
World Service Enquiry
The only charity that provides overseas placements, information and career advice to people who want to volunteer or work in international aid and development at home, or overseas in the developing world.







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