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After going through unimaginable trauma, 200 orphaned girls now have a safe place to heal after OBI helped complete a new dorm at the Dina Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In the continuing conflict in Eastern Congo, over 5 million have been killed, and the UN has declared the Congo war as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
By: Staci Dennis
After being sexually abused by soldiers and watching with horror as friends and family were murdered before her eyes, Dina chose to look to the future.
In her honor, The Dina Center was named. The all girls' school was constructed for girls like Dina who experienced similar horrors.
Today, the school houses and cares for 64 girls between 3 and 17 years old.
"After having gone through the terror of having their families killed and then being raped, these children should have no reason to celebrate, but their lives have been transformed by …