Red Bubble has been such a great place for me to raise money for the wonderful work of HEAL Africa, that I wanted to acknowledge here that sadly the co-founder of this wonderful Congolese organisation passed away last night from cancer.
Just some brief facts about her life:
1. She was english and 62.
2. A few months ago she was awarded the world renowned Opus Prize. A $1 million faith-based humanitarian award given to people who make extraordinary inroads in to
areas consumed with social and political and gender violence.
3. She came to Congo in 1971 from England as a teacher and met and married Dr Jo Lusi a congolese born Doctor.
4. They had two children.
5. They founded HEAL Africa in the war torn eastern province – in an area deemed to be the ‘most dangerous place in th…