Helping Survivors of Sexual Violence in the DRC

As a charity part of our vision and our passion is set on helping the amazing people in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The country has faced years and years of conflict, in what was known as Africa’s first world war, an estimated 5 million lives were lost between 1994 and 2003. Whilst the war […]

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Democratic Republic of Congo – Project Update

We are really pleased to announce that The Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission have awarded This Is EPIC a grant for their Village Savings and Loans projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 100% of the funds will be supporting a project to form 30 village savings loans groups, impacting around 3750 people. We will be directly […]

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Village Savings + Loans Projects: It’s not all about financial inclusion

One of our Village Savings and Loans projects is in the Kirumba sub county, Kyotera county, Rakai district of Uganda. In a study conducted by the Rakai Health Sciences Project, HIV prevalence in the population is high, with 19.1% of adults aged 15 or older are HIV-positive. By household, the burden of infection is even higher, with 31.3% […]

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Our work focuses on empowering community driven change and providing a help up rather than a handout.