The Congolese model who started a school
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100 Women: Noëlla Coursaris Musunka, school founder, DR Congo

Noëlla Coursaris Musunka is the founder and director of Malaika School in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

The model, philanthropist, entrepreneur and mother explains why she is passionate about improving the lives of African children through education - and shares her advice for young girls.

Video producers: Genevieve Sagno and Rupert Waring

What is 100 Women?

BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. In 2017, we're challenging them to tackle four of the biggest problems facing women today - the glass ceiling, female illiteracy, harassment in public spaces and sexism in sport.

With your help, they'll be coming up with real-life solutions and we want you to get involved with your ideas. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and use #100Women

  • 26 Oct 2017
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