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Students studying at Peopleweaver’s Kyangwali Refugee Settlement school.

Millions of Congolese have suffered for decades amid brutal corrupt leadership, unchecked criminal factions, and genocidal warlords. According to the International Rescue Committee, more than five million people have lost their lives just since 1998 and nearly four million more have been displaced. The complex conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced those fleeing the violence to escape across the border to Uganda, where they are welcomed.

Niwot’s Jeanne Ratzloff’s heart was touched when she first learned about Uganda’s Kyangwali R...

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