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"Fix it with Five" helps Congo rape victims

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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -

"Fix it with Five" is a contest at St. Michael's College that allows local organizations to pitch ideas for a chance to win $10,000 to help others.

It's the fifth year of the program. Each of the 2,000 students donates $5 through their activities fee. More than 40 organizations applied, and three finalists were selected. Each pitched their programs to the student body.

Vermont Ibutwa Initiative was selected to receive that money. It's an organization that helps victims of sexual violence in the Congo move forward with their lives.

The group's founder, Cleophace Mukeba, joins us to talk about what they plan to do with the money, and he's joined by his daughter Bernadette.

Also joining them is Elizabeth Kendall, a St. Michael's College student with the "Fix it with Five" project.

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