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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Posted on Nov 25, 2020
As fellow members of the Alight family, and stewards of the transformative Asili social enterprise, all of us at ECI applaud Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield’s nomination.
Posted on Nov 13, 2020
“Today we taught 817 children about proper handwashing at the Furaha primary school,” says Mama Salomé. These photos & videos will cheer you!
Posted on Nov 11, 2020
Quand le patient reviendra me dire «Docteur je me sens bien» - là je me sens la plus heureuse du monde et je suis fière.
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.
Posted on Aug 21, 2020
"Offering a new model for 21st century NGOs, Asili combines big-picture thinking and individual understanding." — Prof. Jeanne M. Liedtka, UVA Darden
Posted on Aug 20, 2020
"The ECI-Asili merger, while still a work in progress, offers a useful perspective for any philanthropy that sees an opportunity to have more impact." — Kris Putnam-Walkerley, Forbes
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.