I hope I will not regret from writing this post. I have discovered an amazing place a few kilometres away from La Gombe. “Les pieds dans l´eau” opened in Summer 2015. After a lot of work, the Congolese lady who runs it, succeeded in creating one of the nicest places to go in Kinshasa. I can … More Les pieds dans l´eau Kinshasa
In my post about coming to Kinshasa with family and needing a Nanny, I forgot to mention another important asset in the life of a family when coming here: a cleaning lady! If you…do not to have children: then you can clean yourself 😉 or your spouse! or get someone to come a few hours a … More Got a place to live… No washing machine? You need a cleaning lady!
nanny, nounou, expats, new arrivals … More Coming with Family to Kinshasa? You need a nanny!!
Lycée Prince de Liège, is the so called Belgium School in Kinshasa. It was created in 1966 and today, it has more than 20 nationalities among its students. If you are coming to Kinshasa and you come from Belgium or not, this school is a good option for your kids. The school gathers children from … More Lycée Prince de Liège – Belgium School
Creative Workshops for children are organised every WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY in BILEMBO Space for children from 3 to 6 years old. When? WEDNESDAYS: With AURORE: Children from 3 years old – from 14:30pm to 15:30pm – Plastic Arts With CORNEILLE: Children from 6 years old – from 15:45pm to 16:45pm – Learn how to draw respecting proportions, anatomy and perspective. FRIDAYS: With SUZANNE: Children from 3 to 6 years old – … More BILEMBO Ateliers / Workshops for children
Our children need also to move and relax in Kinshasa! 😉 So, I found a great place to enrol them: Yoga for Kids! Regina Vandewalle, an experienced Yoga teacher in Kinshasa has started this great idea: Yoga for the little ones in the PULLMAN Grand Hotel! How little and when? Starting this SEPTEMBER……. Children from … More YOGAKIDS – Yoga for Kids in Kinshasa
The Kinder Garden/ Crèche (Prince de Liege – Belgium School) opened a few years ago. The crèche consists of a very nice decorated room, with air conditioning, IKEA little tables and chairs, IKEA indian tent, a toboggan and many books and toys for the “tout petits”! Children gather in the morning and then go to … More Kinder Garden/ Crèche (Prince de Liege – Belgium School)
When you come to Kinshasa with children, one of the main contacts you need to have is the one of a good pediatrician. I am sure there are many good pediatricians in Kinshasa, but it seems that among the expats, the most known is Dr. Aketi. I had an appointment with her a week ago … More Pediatrician CMK Kinshasa