The Banro Foundation delivered donations of medicines and food supplies to hospitals treating the victims of an explosion in the town of Sange - July 3, 2010

The town of Sange, located 80 kilometres south of Bukavu, suffered a terrible tragedy on July 3, 2010 when a petrol truck exploded, killing over 220 people and seriously injuring an additional one hundred people. A crisis coordinating committee was immediately created by the Governor of South Kivu Province to monitor the situation and identify partners able to provide assistance and support. As a leading NGO in South Kivu province, the Banro Foundation delivered donations of medicines and food supplies to hospitals treating the victims and participated as a member of the province's crisis coordinating committee.

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