Project Description

/Production of masks at PANZI hospital, in the Democratic Republic of Congo

April-May 2020
Bukavu, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
In partnership with the Raid Guild and the PANZI Foundation

Context :

To avoid the potential risk of contamination and spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, but also to protect their staff and the rest of the members of the community, the Panzi Foundation and the Panzi Hospital need at least 100,000 masks, which could be produced by survivors of Maison Dorcas, who are trained on various professional trades including cutting and sewing.

The project :
The objective of this project is to capitalize on the expertise of women survivors by supporting them in the production of first-class masks, in order to limit the introduction of the virus into rural areas.