Democratic Republic of Congo
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When did the organization start?
11 November 1947
How many members do you have?
55.000 members in the Kiro year 2014-2015
What kind of activities do you do?
Games, songs, sports, dancing, pastoral and spiritual activities, on Saturday and Sunday.
Kiro is a youth movement of the Church that wants to be an educational instrument in the hands of a priest, besides the education in the family and in the school. This education aims first and foremost to the formation of a deep and living faith, and to a Christian life. To live and to let live young people in the spirit of Christ is our aim.
Do your members wear a uniform or use any kind of symbol?
Wearing the uniform is mandatory, because it expresses the profession of faith and our membership of the church.
Do you have a year theme?
Each year a theme is chosen around which activities are organized. For this year, we have as a theme: Seized by God's mercy, for a new Congo and in a family elan, Kiro returns to Christ. This theme corresponds with that of the universal church that revolves around mercy and family.
Are you in a partnership or do you do some international activities?
No, Kiro Congo is not in a partnership. Internationally, we collaborate and participate in international activities organized by FIMCAP.
Do you publish a magazine or newsletter for your members?
Every 2 months Kiro Congo publishes Flamme, a newsletter for training and informing the leaders.
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