Activities to Date
Care of orphans and abandoned children
SOLIDARITY GOODWILL educates, feeds and maintains the health of 35 children, 14 of whom are in secondary school and 21 of whom attend elementary school.
SOLIDARITY GOODWILL is a member of « Monda Solidareco Kontrau la Malsato », an Esperanto-speaking organization against hunger. Shatinte la celoj de tiu asocio kiu postulas pri la mondacivitaneco. La asocio havas ambau projektojn pri kokobredado kaj vendo de nutrajho.
Promotion of Esperanto
Every Sunday the orphans participate in an Esperanto course which takes place at Rutuboko School and on Saturdays there is a course for interested adults.
Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
SOLIDARITY GOODWILL participated in 2006 in a consciousness-raising campaign for refugees from war in the refugee camp MUGUNGA. The association talked with refugees about the importance of Esperanto and the responsibilities of refugees towards peace in the province of North Kivu provinco and DRC in general. This campaign was manged in conjunction with local organization ADCOP.
Lastly, in Katana village, South Kivu, SOLIDARITY GOODWILL, RECIM and SMAE arranged a seminar on Human Rights. The theme was < Human Rights : Key to Democracy and Development of the World >
SOLIDARITY GOODWILL gave small sums to members and others to invest in income producing projects. Now the financial situation of the association no longer permits this activity.