DRC: Goma residents decry cost of masks

DRC: Goma residents decry cost of masks

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, as in most parts of the world, it is compulsory to cover one’s nose and mouth in public places.

In Goma in the east of the country, the police are on the lookout and are very strict with any offender. But not everyone can afford the approved mask which costs about 0.5 euros. So everyone protects themselves as best they can to avoid the police.

“I wear a leaf mask because I don’t have the money to buy a good one. I am unemployed and I am asking our governm…
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Tecla Chandata