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By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Kevin Lusongo has been on the streets since he was 11. He sleeps on a piece of cardboard in an unlit parking lot in a poor neighborhood of Kinshasa, behind trucks he hopes can shield him from view. Some nights he's unlucky. Recently police came looking for a stolen handbag and beat him up when they didn't find it, said the boy, who's now 14. Then there are the older children. "Often when you sleep, the others come and burn your feet with (flaming) plastic…

Beaten and discarded, Congo street children are strangers to mining boom

Beaten and discarded, Congo street children are strangers to mining boom

Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

The beautiful photo of the orchestra of the Congo - News

Never See Again Athens

Great explanation of how Wal-Mart kills walkable communities

KINSHASA | Picasso Beach: site touristique à ne pas rater !

KINSHASA | Picasso Beach: site touristique à ne pas rater !

Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle by Miranda Paul This spare, poetic picture book follows a group of children as they move through all the different phases of the water cycle.

Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle: Miranda Paul, Jason Chin: 9781596439849

"Kinshasa Symphony" shows how people living in one of the most chaotic cities in the world have managed to forge one of the most complex systems of human cooperation ever invented: a symphony orchestra. It is a film about the Congo, about the people of Kinshasa and about music.

a symphony in kinshasa with musicians from a township. A worthy project, reminds me of el sistema

Victorian Kitchen Garden ~ Downton Abbey methadone...Anyone going through Downton Abbey withdrawal might want to consider youtubing The Victorian Garden series. Different vibe altogether but it'll scratch the itch.

Anyone going through Downton Abbey withdrawal might want to consider youtubing The Victorian Garden series. Different vibe altogether but it'll scratch the itch.

Dancing people dressed in orange on the canals of Amsterdam, Koninginnedag 2007

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These neat little handwashers help to keep hygiene levels high in areas where there is no running water. They are part of the training that the charity 'Send…

La Femme Africaine / Kinshasa - DRC, Africa

La Femme Africaine / Kinshasa - DRC, Africa

Arriendas. Descenso del Sella Asturias

Arriendas. Descenso del Sella Asturias

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