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Meet the ECI Family: Divine

Posted on Sep 29, 2020

J’adore faire la cuisine en famille car c’est un moment de pure bonheur et de joie, où nous avons des fous rires et on partage des belles histoires.

Title free and clear: Women win rights to their own land in Miti-Murhesa

Posted on Sep 14, 2020

Every day, in defiance of the law, Congolese women are driven away from land that rightfully belongs to them — sometimes by neighbors, often by their own families, and too often with impunity. “Women’s access to land remains an enormous challenge in Congolese society, particularly in the eastern DRC,” explains Me Aline Bahati, attorney and […]

José Katumba Muyombo poses in a jacket with a shirt and bolo tie.

Reprise de notre horaire habituel de travail, lundi 28 août 2020

Posted on Aug 25, 2020

Nous puissions reprendre notre horaire habituel de travail à partir du lundi 28 août 2020. Cependant, nous devons continuer à respecter les gestes barrières pour notre bien, celui de nos familles, de nos collègues et autres personnes qui nous côtoient.

Salomé Byenda, a woman wearing a bright yellow-and-purple dress and headscarf, addresses a crowd using a megaphone.

Friends, we have 🎉☕️🏆 news!

Posted on Aug 19, 2020

This is a big week for Eastern Congo Initiative. We’re officially announcing our acquisition of the Asili business model. Nespresso is releasing a new single-origin coffee grown exclusively by our partner co-ops in South Kivu. And the work we do with public and private partnerships is receiving a prestigious honor.