ECI encourages entrepreneurs at the Bukavu fair: “Dream, innovate, and move forward”

Posted on Jul 14, 2023

South Kivu, July 10, 2023 By Josué Musole South Kivu: It was during the first entrepreneurial fair called “Indépendance Cha Cha” in Bukavu that Mr. Bokoum spoke to an audience of entrepreneurs and media professionals. According to him, Eastern Congo Initiative fully supports entrepreneurs to make significant progress in their respective business sectors. Of course, […]

Asili Breaks Barriers, Raises Expectations on Primary Healthcare

Posted on May 09, 2023

Asili repousse les barrières de l’accès aux soins de santé primaires By Pacom Bagula The Democratic Republic of Congo faces steep challenges in access to primary healthcare, and the province of South Kivu is no exception. Every year on April 7th, humanity celebrates World Health Day, this year, the 75th anniversary is calling for “Health […]

Meet the ECI Family: Divine Zihindula

Posted on Dec 09, 2022

Divine Zihindula Field Operations Manager Divine is a happy soul, always carrying joy and happiness wherever she goes. She understands the community so well and shares her deep compassion with everyone without discrimination. She is patient, resourceful, and willing to climb thousands of mountains to find new water sources and ensure maintenance of the entire […]

Meet the ECI Family: Jean Claude Nehemie Mutebutsi

Posted on Apr 22, 2022

Finance Assistant “Someone who knows how to turn his dreams into reality” – ECI Supervisor What do you want people in other places to know about Congo? Eastern Congo is rich in natural resources, but we have problems with insecurity due to a lack of supervision and protection of the community, a lack of employment, […]

Meet the ECI Family: Adrienne Mulashe

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

Ms. Adrienne Mulashe Asili Nurse With ECI (Asili) since 2018 Does your name have a special meaning? BULANGALE is a name that means light. When I was born my parents said they had a daughter who brings light to the world and especially to the family. My friends called me lightning. MULASHE is a surname. […]

Meet the ECI Family: Hermann Aho

Posted on Jun 23, 2021

Mr. Hermann Aho Finance Director With ECI (Asili) since 2015 Does your name have a special meaning? Aho Hermann Wilfried Anicet. I find it interesting that in Kinyarwanda “aho” means “there”. What do you like about working for ECI? I started working as a finance controller for Alight (formerly ARC) / Asili in September 2015 […]

Meet the ECI Family: Mama Salomé

Posted on Apr 22, 2021

Mrs. Salomé Byenda Kaliza Community Engagement Manager With ECI (Asili) since 2013 Does your name have a special meaning? Byenda means the ninth child of the family. What do you like about working for ECI?   I started working for Asili in 2013 as a consultant. I accompanied visitors to the communities to study the […]

Meet the ECI Family: Mama Josée

Posted on Apr 22, 2021

Mrs. Josée Ruhara Ntakwinja Water Operations Manager With ECI (Asili) since 2013 Does your name have a special meaning? Ruhara means baldness, God protects in a special way people without hair and Ntakwinja translates as “gratitude is not of this world”. Only do good to others with joy; God has the formula to pay you […]

Meet the ECI Family: Masudi

Posted on Mar 30, 2021

Masudi Katembela Baudouin Grant Coordinator With ECI since 2017 Does your name have a special meaning? Katembela means “traveler.” What do you like about working for ECI?  I have served ECI since 2017. What attracted me is that ECI works in the field of sustainable development, with a view to impact, and supports local organizations. […]