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.
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.
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.
After decades of conflict, many in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have lost heart, but some people will not be discouraged. In the midst of chaos, a young man set up a cheese business modelled on Swiss dairies.
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