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25 Nov, 2015, 15:52 GMT Gertler Family Foundation Proud to Participate in the First Ever Pan-African Conference on Albinism in Dar Es Salaam

37 countries participated, including 29 African countries 180 people afflicted with albinism attended Gertler Family Foundation exhibited Patricia...


25 Sep, 2015, 10:59 BST Patricia Willocq Wins the Prestigious Alfred Fried Peace Photo of the Year Photography Award 2015

Belgian photographer, Patricia Willocq, has won the Alfred Fried Peace Photo of the Year Photography Award 2015 for her project 'Look at me, I am...


15 Jun, 2015, 13:49 BST Gertler Family Foundation to Host Press Conference for Patricia's Willocq's Blanc Ebène Photography Book

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) is a proud advocate of International Albinism Awareness Day. Saturday 13 June was International Albinism...


07 Oct, 2014, 10:21 BST Hôpital du Cinquantenaire de Kisangani Extends Support to Albino Community in Eastern Congo

- One hundred albino children received free photochromic eyeglasses from Hôpital du Cinquantenaire de Kisangani (HCK), the Gertler Family...


16 Jul, 2014, 11:38 BST Gertler Family Foundation advances sickle cell disease research and care in Democratic Republic of the Congo

It is estimated that 25 percent of Congolese adults have sickle cell anemia trait, a debilitating disease of the blood transmitted genetically to...


12 Jun, 2014, 20:53 BST Gertler Family Foundation Supports HOLD-DRC's Participation in Global Summit to End Sexual Violence

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) has supported the participation by HOLD-DRC, a charity which assists abandoned teenage girls who become mothers...


08 May, 2014, 16:18 BST Gertler Family Foundation gives lifeline to victims of rape in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) has contributed $50,000 to the Humanitarian Organization for Lasting Development (HOLD-DRC), a Non-Governmental...


02 Dec, 2013, 08:00 GMT Gertler Family Foundation Launches DRC Education Campaign To Combat Violence Against Women And HIV/AIDS

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF), in partnership with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC), marked World AIDS Day by...


25 Nov, 2013, 08:00 GMT Gertler Family Foundation fights infant mortality in the DRC with children's heart care programme and cardiology training

Hopital du Cinquantenaire de Kisangani (HCK), a signature Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) healthcare project, has begun a year-long clinical...


18 Nov, 2013, 08:00 GMT Gertler Family Foundation Finishes Hospice Renovation

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF), one of the largest charities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has completed a $53,000 renovation...


13 Nov, 2013, 08:00 GMT Local Governor Visits Kitoko, Praises Farm's Extraordinary Success and Expansion Plans

Kinshasa Governor Andre Kimbuta visited the Kitoko Food Farm, a food security project being developed by the Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) and the...


31 Oct, 2013, 15:00 GMT Kitoko Food Goes to Market, Offers Congolese an Affordable Choice

Congolese shoppers visiting local markets in and around the capital of Kinshasa made a startling discovery in recent weeks -- fresher vegetables and...


28 Oct, 2013, 07:00 GMT Kitoko Food Farm Begins Trial Harvest, Yields Abundance of Fresh Produce

Dozens of Congolese farmers began the first vegetable harvest this week at the Kitoko Food Farm, a joint project of the Gertler Family Foundation...


17 Oct, 2013, 16:52 BST Kitoko Food Farm Boosts Food Security, Local Communities in the DRC

An innovative agricultural project in the DRC is equipping citizens with the tools and skills needed to increase the country's food security and...


05 Mar, 2013, 14:57 GMT Gertler Family Foundation and Fleurette Group Establish Groundbreaking Agricultural Projectin the DRC

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) and the Fleurette Group have launched a multi-million dollar, sustainable agricultural scheme; aimed at creating...