Monthly Archives: February 2011


Nono is a young man in his twenties.  He and all his brothers were all been accused of witchcraft, when he was in his teens.  Nono actually had a history of witchcraft in his family – his grandmother, his father’s … Continue reading

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Ntimadieu, and the Man in White

Ntimadieu, whose name means Heart of God, is twelve years old. He lives at the Banya a Povenda in Kinshasa, a residential hme for street children. He has neither mother nor father, but for several years he lived at his … Continue reading

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