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How ECI Invests in Congolese Ingenuity

Posted: February 24, 2017

Meet Emil Ntaminabare Batera. Emil is part of an exciting movement in eastern Congo – the revitalization of the region’s agricultural sector. Emil and his wife are coffee farmers in North Kivu, one of the world’s most fertile regions for coffee production. Every day they pick coffee beans, dry them, de-pulp them and prepare them for processing. It’s hard work, but thanks to ECI’s new program ­– The Congo Farmer Trust (CFT) – farmers like Emil are earning better money for their crops and producing more.

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  • Ben Affleck and the Eastern Congo Initiative team with Starkey Hearing Foundation

  • Cocoa and Communities

  • The Great Coffee from Kivu

  • Being Transformed to Transform

  • Revitalizing Congo's Coffee Sector

  • Growing Congo's Cocoa Sector

  • Can Aid Work Itself Out of Business?

  • AFEM: The Women With A Thousand Arms

  • Landscape Analysis of Community Based Organizations in Eastern DRC - Introduction

  • USAID and Eastern Congo Initiative Partner to Conduct Landscape Analysis of CBOs in DRC

  • Landscape Analysis of Community Based Organizations in Eastern DRC - Panzi Hospital

  • Landscape Analysis of Community Based Organizations in Eastern DRC - HEAL Africa

  • Introduction - Eastern Congo Initiative

  • An Animated History of Eastern Congo Initiative

  • Child Survival in DRC

  • ECI CBO Success Stories: Children's Voice

  • ECI CBO Success Stories: HEAL Africa

  • Call to Action: Child Survival

  • Happy Mother's Day from Eastern Congo

  • Happy Mother's Day from Eastern Congo with Intro from ECI Founder, Ben Affleck

  • chardust

  • Eastern Congo

  • Yole! Africa: Salaam Kivu International Film Festival

  • Eastern Congo Initiative Introduction

  • Gimme Shelter

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