WMC: March 2019
Wantage Methodist Church has just twinned with its twelfth toilet. This one is at Kabaya in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We first started "Toilet Twinning" in November 2014 and it is good to see how successful the scheme has been with so little effort and the generosity of members and friends. Each toilet costs us £63 and in addition to purchasing toilets we have bought a number of accessories such as toilet rolls!
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