Elisa Garcia (DR Congo)


Elisa Garcia

Elisa Garcia (Bureau pour le Voluntaries au service de l’Enfance et de la Sante - BVES): Elisa, a Spanish national, studied at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium) from 2004 to 2005. In 2006, she graduated with a MA in Media Studies from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), In September 2007 Elisa entered a PHD program at the University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain). She graduated in 2008 with a MA of Peace and Conflict Studies. Between March 2008 and March 2009 Elisa served as a visiting researcher in the Peace Studies Group in the CES (Center for Social Studies) of University of Coimbra (Portugal). She has also interned at Scouts, Amnesty International and a nature preservation foundation.



01 Oct

NEW SEASON, OLD SOCIAL JUSTICE PLEAS

The summer is over. Now, back home in Madrid, and enjoying the first days of

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Posted Oct 01, 2009

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01 Oct

SEE YOU SOON, CONGO

It will be impossible to forget the noise of the streets, the smell of the

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Posted Oct 01, 2009

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10 Sep

“DA ELISA, THE WOMEN OF FIZI ARE NOT LIBERATED YET”…

Da Ride, as we know Ridelphine Katabesha Aganze, is back from Fizi. AFEM-SK sent Ride

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Posted Sep 10, 2009

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04 Sep

LIKE THE OLD DAYS OF MOBILE CINEMA

If you are one day in a plain of a lost village in Walungu, Kabare,

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Posted Sep 04, 2009

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26 Aug

ADVOCATING FOR WOMEN´S RIGHTS IN IDWJI

A group of 26 women is ready to make a change in Idwji Island. Farmers,

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Posted Aug 26, 2009

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25 Aug

THE STRANGE PARADISE OF IDWJI ISLAND

I go to the port very early in the morning because I have assumed that

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Posted Aug 25, 2009

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24 Aug

Serge, Didace and Koko

I just came back to Bukavu and so soon I have been confronted with the

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Posted Aug 24, 2009

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18 Aug

Heading to the Island of Idwji with Jolly Kamuntu

Tomorrow, or thursday, depending on the boats that cross the Lake Kivu I will leave

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Posted Aug 18, 2009

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14 Aug

WE CAN´T STOP OUR JOB ONLY BECAUSE IT IS DANGEROUS

“We can´t stop our work because there is insecurity… we know our job is a

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Posted Aug 14, 2009

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06 Aug

“I feel free when I give voice to the voiceless”

Joelle Nyarwaya is 22. She was born in Democratic Republic of the Congo (then Zaire)

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Posted Aug 06, 2009

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31 Jul

BUKAVU, ANY DAY

Life continues in the city of Bukavu. People go to market, the small shops are

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Posted Jul 31, 2009

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28 Jul

FIGHTING AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE: HARD WORK, HUGE HOPE

In the last weeks I have had the chance to discover, feeling admiration some days

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Posted Jul 28, 2009

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20 Jul

RADIO MAENDELEO: AN EXAMPLE OF COMMUNITY RADIO

One of the greatest things of working with AFEM-SK is that you get to know

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Posted Jul 20, 2009

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20 Jul

BUKAVU, C´EST LE PARADIS DE LA TERRE

He is not my friend, he is only an acquaintance, but he wants to give

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Posted Jul 20, 2009

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15 Jul

LAKE KIVU, TILAPIA AND THE HAZARD OF LAKE OVERTURN

Today we are eatig tilapia. More precisely Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus niloticus), just fished in

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Posted Jul 15, 2009

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14 Jul

JULIENNE IS GETTING MARRIED

Julienne Baseke got married. She is a young Congolese journalist and part of the permanent

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Posted Jul 14, 2009

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09 Jul

KARIBU TO BUKAVU!

It took me a long time, but I made it. I am happily settled in

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Posted Jul 09, 2009

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04 Jun

CONGO? ZAIRE? THE BELGIAN CONGO?

So, here I am once more. Leaving home. Taking new challenges, full of insecurities and

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Posted Jun 04, 2009

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