Category Archives : 1000.Central African Republic

Simone Clara Kossianga (Central African Republic)

“In Central African Republic during the tribal wars, women, the mothers of humanity, stood up like one person, green leaves in their hands to ask the opposing combatants to stop the bloodshed.” Simone Clara Kossianga (49) leads a religious-based organization, the Union of Baptist Churches (Ufeb). She is a secondary school teacher and helps women […]

Lea Ngaïdana (Central African Republic)

“To educate a woman is to promote the culture of peace.” Lea Ngaïdana (45) founded the Association of Central African Women for the Fight Against Illiteracy (Afcla) in 2000. The association promotes literacy for women at all levels as the basis for fighting injustice, discrimination, violence, politico-military crisis and establishing long-lasting peace. Using communication, advocacy […]

Béatrice Félicité Bobo (Central African Republic)

“My motto is: ‘If My people will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear them and will forgive their sin and heal their land’.” Street children benefit from Béatrice Bobo’s care, stop taking drugs and are freed from sex slavery, before returning to their […]