An amazing story in CNN today chronicles the rise of Staff Benda Bilili, a musical group made up of disabled individuals from Kinshasa. If physical handicap is an impediment in the United States – and it’s a large one – Kinshasa’s environment for the disabled is even more austere. Nevertheless, Ricky Likabu and the rest of the band never gave up hope, saying, “The energy remains because we see that we’re doing well and everything is going to be fine.”
CLI’s hope is to teach leaders who will make the Congo a better place in the future for all citizens – especially those with disabilities. Check out the article here and support CLI in bringing about a brighter future for those in Kinshasa who need it most!