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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is both one of the poorest nations in the world (with the second lowest GDP) and one of the richest (with mineral deposits worth $24 trillion). Its population of 70 million live in an area about four times the size of France. DRC has the world's second largest rainforest, second longest river, savannas, glaciated mountains, and few good roads. DRC is also remembered for "Africa's World War," which involved nine countries and killed 5.4 million people.
Yaya Drabo is Chief of Party for the C-CHANGE project in the DRC. He invites you to learn why this country is so challenging to a social and behavior change program, and why it is so exciting.