July 2016

Pigs for Peace and Rabbits for Resilience: Congolese livestock/animal microfinance initiatives

[Photo credit: PFP]

Submitted by Professor Nancy Glass, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and Mitima Mpanano Remy, Director-PAIDEK microfinance 

Pigs for Peace and Rabbits for Resilience were started by Mitima Mpanano Remy, Director of Programme d’Appui aux Initiatives Economiques (PAIDEK) and Dr. Nancy Glass, Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) to improve the economic security and health of individuals and families living in rural villages in South Kivu province of DRC.