Liliane Leila Juma
Leila grew up in Uvira, a city in the western Congo on the shore of Lake Tanganyika near the border with Burundi. She now lives in Vancouver, where she works as a Women’s Support Worker. She is fluent in three languages—Swahili, French, and English.
Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War
Liliane Leila Juma was 16 years old when her family home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was destroyed by rebel soldiers.More info →