New African Magazine has featured Malaika’s founder Noëlla Coursaris Musunka as one of the Most Influential Africans of 2014. Noëlla is honored to appear in the in the Civil Society & Action section.
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The model turned humanitarian
Noëlla Coursaris may be a professional model but her passion lies in promoting education, particularly that of girls, in her homeland if DRC. Founder of the Georges Malaika Foundation, which has built a free accredited school for over 180 girls in Kalebuka, Coursaris has used her status to provide for girls whose circumstances are not so different to her own when she was young. In 2014, she continued to develop her school, as well as speaking, advocating and fundraising for women affected by war in her home country at various international forums, She is also involved in the “Women Helping Women” initiative, which enhances access to clean water.