Former Orphan Equips Street Kids Nice, Safe Shelters

The ORPER (Oeuvre de Reclassement et de Protection des Enfants de la Rue), an organization based in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo and founded by a Catholic priest, is providing aid and a home to street children.

At the center, street children are granted decent meals, which they cook themselves under supervision. They can also play rugby, sing in a chorus, study reading, writing, and arithmetic. Former street orphan, Kapeta Benda Benda, who was taken in at OPRPER when he was young, helps in watching over street children by giving them a roof over their heads.

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