Posted on Apr 03, 2017
Gender equality is going viral in Congo “We must not stop. We must continue to report the news. We must continue to raise awareness.” – Elian Polepole, Mama Radio. Every morning the journalists of ECI partner Mama Radio – a DRC radio station – gather their editorial board together to review the day’s docket of […]
Posted on Feb 24, 2017
“The opportunity of Congo starts with the people.” – Baraka Kasali, Country Director, ECI 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 […]
Posted on May 01, 2016
For the past 13 years, ECI partner KISANY has changed the lives of African women by providing skills training and work. In helping these women achieve financial independence, KISANY gives them control over their lives and a secure place in their community.
Posted on Apr 15, 2016
Today in South Kivu province, there are over 26 cooperatives, exporter and commercial farmers – eight years ago there were less than 15.
Posted on Mar 15, 2016
“Thirty years ago, the idea of a Congolese woman moving to the United States with her family for a fellowship program would have been an unimaginable dream."
Posted on Jan 05, 2016
How promoting positive masculinity can prevent violence.
Posted on Dec 08, 2015
By Bismack Biyombo Statistics on education in the DRC are not encouraging, but I am confident that smart investments can help the country’s youth create a brighter future.
Posted on Dec 07, 2015
Two students from ECI partner UCBC won Airtel’s “Jeune Talents Professionels” competition and obtained internships in Kinshasa.
Posted on Dec 03, 2015
Congo's state bureaucracy impacts the day-to-day livelihoods and opportunities of rural populations.
Posted on Oct 30, 2015
When the Congolese Association Standing Proud in Goma celebrated the opening of their brand new Cyber Café, ECI was invited to see first-hand the success of the space we helped fund!