• Help Her Rebuild Her Nation

    Support our work in eastern Congo! #GivingTuesday

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  • Returning Home

    Soledad O’Brien joins NBA player Bismack Biyombo as he travels back to his homeland with Eastern Congo Initiative to see how investments in local organizations have created new opportunities in the region.

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  • Senate Testimony

    Ben testifies before the Senate Committee on Appropriations' Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs alongside Bill Gates.

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  • Partners for Progress

    Theo Chocolate has launched the latest in a line of ECI-branded chocolate bars made from 100% Congolese cocoa. Through its partnership with ECI, Theo will purchase 640 tons of Congolese cocoa in 2014 - enough for 9 million chocolate bars!

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  • An Animated History of Eastern Congo Initiative

    ECI Founder Ben Affleck shares his vision, passion, and purpose behind the founding of Eastern Congo Initiative.

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    Making a Difference in Eastern Congo

    We envision an eastern Congo vibrant with abundant opportunities for economic and social development, where a robust civil society can flourish. ECI believes that local, community-based approaches are essential to creating a sustainable and successful society in eastern Congo.

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