Capital, skills and support are the key to a successful business. Patience Barandenge has made it her task to support Congolese women. She was a main initiator behind a micro-credit programme for women.
Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines music and dance. It's now making inroads in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Yannick de Wouters even offers free Capoeira training courses for street children.
The mountains in eastern Congo appear idyllic for Africa: Greenfields and fat cows. Just as idyllic are the local cheese producers. They are carrying on an old tradition and they defy war and displacement in the region.
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