"Mama Afrika" was not only a singer but a humanitarian and an activist. This photographic tribute to her memory records a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in March 2008, eight months before her death.
In the Masina district of the DRC, Miriam Makeba visited survivors of sexual violence and other women with HIV/AIDS who received help in a project organized by the FAO, also in partnership with a local NGO called Fondation Femme Plus.
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