We have supported this brave young woman in her incredible work in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for several years now. Working in one of the poorest nations on earth is never without it’s challenges, but the country is currently in political turmoil which makes it extremely dangerous too. This year we have doubled our funding to Elodie which has meant she has been able to move to relatively safer neighbourhood. She has also been able to purchase a car which offers some sort of security whilst visiting the after-school groups she has set up for AIDS-affected children in Kinshasa. The groups she has established have been so successful that Elodie has now set up more in the area ande has recruited and trained local people to run them. Many more children are now being provided with a basic education, regular support and most importantly a daily meal.