You are invited to support peace and justice in a location of your choice through CongoSwim. Learn more at http://www.congoswim.org. Kambale Musavuli of Friends of the Congo learned to swim as an adult and braved the roughest current and waves during the crossing of the 22 mile length of Lake Tahoe in California with Keris Dahlkamp. Colette (Coco) Ramazani led a healing ceremony on the lake and launched her Breaking the Silence tour with CongoSwim. As a survivor of war and systematic rape, Coco bravely speaks out to dissolve the ongoing myth that the conflict in eastern Congo is tribal or ethnic and inspire people in the West to deepen our understanding of international links to the atrocities in her country.
If you have not already watched the 26 minute documentary at congojustice.org, it is a good start in explaining the role the US government has had in the region. Coco's story is told in Tell This to My Mother by Dr. Joseph Mwantuali. http://sbpra.com/JosephEMwantuali/