Amani Mofura, a 13-year-old former child soldier, was brought to the Don Bosco centre in Goma after he was rescued from a militia group by the Caritas aid organisation. He now relies on the centre for his food, lodging and schooling.
Lined up for lunch
The centre also provides regular meals for 2,600 local children who come to school from the nearby shantytown. Each day almost half a ton of foufou emerges from the centre’s cauldrons.