Posts tagged DR Congo
Jeff and Christi Boyd (PCUSA) - December 2015 Update

Dear friends,

Walking into the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church in Hanford, California it was a special treat to see a beautiful cake made to celebrate our silver anniversary – not our wedding anniversary, but 25 years of service as mission co-workers with Presbyterian World Mission. It was a thoughtful gesture as we give thanks for how God has worked through churches, presbyteries and individuals to encourage, support and sustain us in mission service in Africa over the past quarter of a century.

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Dr. John and Gwenda Fletcher (PCUSA) – October 2015 Update

The first phase of a massive hydroelectric project in the Democratic Republic of Congo is set to begin in October of this year. If completed, this six-phase project would be the world’s largest hydro development project and would produce 40% of the African continent’s energy needs. DR Congo’s hydroelectric potential is staggering. But in spite of this potential, World Bank 2014 estimates indicate that only 16.4% of the Congolese population has access to electricity.

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