By: Metacafe Affiliate U
In the Heart of the Congo, at the end of a war, a handful of aid workers help refugees who have lost everything. They mobilize villagers to dig wells for clean water, train health workers, and nurse children with acute malnutrition back to health. They are confronted with threats of violence from roving militias, systemic corruption, and a legacy of colonial dependency. In spite of this the Congolese and European aid workers struggle to encourage the will, and build the skills, necessary for a self-sufficient future. Heart of the Congo is a film about courage, hope, and perseverance.