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14 March 2008


Building links with Congo YM - preview
Two British Friends have seen first-hand the efforts Congolese Quakers are making to build peace in their war-torn country

  • Friends in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which emerged five years ago from a war that claimed an estimated three million lives, have set up a hospital and a tree nursery and are currently building peace and trauma centres to care for their fellow citizens

  • Hazel Shellens, Cambridgeshire AM, and Martin Gilbraith, Manchester AM, travelled to DRC as the first step in a possible twinning arrangement between Cambridge and Manchester Friends and Congolese Quakers

  • Oliver Robertson

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