Minembwe, June 20th, 2009
As the world marked a World Refugee Day, Rose Mapendo, a munyamulenge woman, victim and survivor of genocide against Banyamulenge in Congo, and presently resident of United States of America, was awared a humanitarian award as a hero. Susan Sarandon, a Hollywood Movie Star recommended Rose Mapendo as one of the Heroes to be awarded the Humanitarian of the Year's Award.
Mrs. Susan Sarandon who is also one of American social activists Stars nominated Rose Mapendo after learning about Rose's "dedication to helping refugees around the world". Please click on the link below to view Rose on CNN:
Check back for an exclusive interview with Rose Mapendo and Journal Minembwe next.
Journal Minembwe: www.mulenge.blogspot.com