Meerdink (DR Congo)


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Ned Meerdink (Sos Femmes en Danger – SOSFED): Ned earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied humanitarian work in Central and Eastern Africa. After graduation, NED worked for human rights NGOs in the US and Congo. They included Mutuelle Jeunesse Active (MJA) in Sud Kivu. AP deployed Ned to Uvira, in South Kivu, in September 2008 to work with civil society organizations including Tunza Mazingira, Arche d’Alliance, and SOS Femmes en Danger. Ned launched the partnership between SOSFED and AP in 2009.



13 Jul

RAPE IN CONGO: NOT JUST A QUESTION OF CONFLICT

A recent report issued by the American Medical Association (AMA) has had me and SOS

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13 Jul

WATER, FOOD, AND FUEL

When I think about all of the lessons I have learned in three years in

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13 Jul

WALIKALE: JULY 30-AUGUST 2

Anyone doubting the gravity of the situation women in eastern Congo face and the constant

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13 Jul

MBOKO MEETING RECAP

I recently arrived back in Bujumbura after a productive, albeit dusty and tiring, séjour in

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13 Jul

SOUTH KIVU TRAVEL AGENCY

This evening, I returned home from my most recent series of planning meetings with AP’s

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13 Jul

BACK TO WORK IN CONGO & SANGE VILLAGE

I arrived last week to Uvira, South Kivu, in order to participate in a marathon

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13 Jul

IT’S GOOD TO BE BACK IN GREAT LAKES AFRICA

After an absence that ran far too long, I am happy to be back in

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13 Jul

SCHOOL IS AROUND THE CORNER, BUT WHERE ARE THE UNIFORMS?

One of the more frustrating aspects of working in the regions of Congo currently under

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