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Healing Trauma in the Congo: A chronicle of how women survivors of sexual violence are rebuilding their lives.

Victoria Bentley and I were writing partners when she lived in Lake County. She moved to Santa Barbara, California, and then began a new life of healing trauma in the Congo. Dr. Victoria Bentley has been a psychologist and life coach for over 30 years. She is now focused on healing trauma, currently working to […]

Empower Congo Women

My friend Victoria Bentley is back in Bukavu, Congo (DRC) and has been blogging up a storm. Empower Congo Women is rebuilding the fabric of society in Eastern Congo from the ground up by empowering community-based agencies and disadvantaged women and children through microfinance, education and charitable donations. Empower Congo Women is a 501(c)3 non-profit […]