Lisa Shannon Visits the Congo Video

Aired on 10/01/2009 | CC
After Lisa Ling's report on rape in the Congo, Oprah Show viewer Lisa Shannon was moved to take action. She was inspired by Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, and sponsored two rape victims. Lisa Shannon exchanged letters and donated money to help these women pay for basic needs and education. After sponsoring two women, she started her own organization and raised enough money to sponsor more than 1,000 women. See what happens when Lisa Shannon travels to the Congo to meet her new sisters.

Find out how you can sponsor women in the Congo with Women for Women International.