THE JOURNAL takes viewers on the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo to follow aid workers and local relief efforts that are bringing hope to a forgotten land. "The aid agencies are almost substituting for a social welfare system that hasn't operated in these areas for decades," says Dominic MacSorley, Emergency Director for Concern Worldwide, an international aid organization.
CONGO: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF DARKNESS
View a slideshow of images from The Democratic Republic of Congo by noted photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale. Also, delve into the history of the troubled land — a country almost one-fourth the size of the US.
DAVID BECKMANN, BREAD FOR THE WORLD
Bill Moyers talks with the president of Bread for the World about the challenges of combatting hunger. Plus, online resources for aiding the hungry.
CONCERN IN AFGHANISTAN
In 2002, NOW WITH BILL MOYERS followed Dominic MacSorley and Concern Worldwide as they aided refugees in Afghanistan. Watch the full program online.