Our Work

Gilima Primary School

Gilima Primary School 2020 The Gilima Primary School was closed for about five years and only reopened in early 2018 due to the occupation of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the area. The Gilima Teacher's Committee approached RainShine to provide financial assistance to rebuild their school in sustainable materials, ...
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Kembisa Wildlife Conservation

What does a conservation wildlife program have to do with improving access to education? Preserving endangered species and protecting wildlife programs generates money in communities, which reduces poverty and improves living conditions. Better management of wildlife resources also encourages sustainable land-use planning. The flow on effect is a stronger economy ...
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Desks for Learning

Mamili Primary school students, teachers, and RainShine field workers 2020 The Mamili Primary school in DRCongo was closed for a couple of years prior to 2019 due to lack of funds in the village to support a school. In 2018 RainShine was approached by the Chief of Mamili who asked ...
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Access to Education

Primary school children Dungu 2011 Education teaches us to write, read, think, and achieve. 3.5 million school age children do not attend school in DRCongo. 2.75 million of those children live in rural areas. And 41% of Congolese girls aged 5 -17 years old are working and only 36% of ...
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A Place to Land

How do we currently travel to the Epi and Mamili primary schools? The answer is by car, plane, and motobike. The last 70 kilometers between Amadi and the schools must be done by motorbike as the roads are very difficult to transverse by a 4 x 4 vehicle for 9 ...
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Rooms for Learning

With the successful conclusion of our 20,000 brick project we are now in the planning phase to build 6 classrooms, a headmaster's office, and 2 latrines. Depending on funding for this project, it will be implemented in two stages, the first stage will include the building of 3 classrooms and ...
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20 Thousand Bricks

When we started working with the Epi primary school in 2012 one our first long-term goals we wanted to achieve was to replace the current school classroom huts with school buildings made from brick, hardwood timber, and tin. At the time this goal was way beyond our resource capability, so ...
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Talk with Us

At a meeting with RainShine in 2017 in the Epi village, the local people expressed the need for communication. The Epi village is located at Latitude 4.0137400 and Longitude 26.6762300. This location is a very remote part of DRCongo and it has no access to telecommunications. The absence of communication ...
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Turn on the Lights

The Australian team installing solar panels at Epi Village 2018 Did your parents every say to you dont read in the dark as it will hurt your eyes? One of things that surprised us the most at the Epi Primary school in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRCongo) is that the ...
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