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 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 Oct 08, 2020
Employees from five of ECI’s other partner organizations learned about photography, videography, audio production and social media.
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 Sep 25, 2020
A birth certificate says: I belong. The lawyers of DFJ are working to make sure all children in Congo have the security of belonging — to their parents, to their country, and to the world.
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 […]
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.
Posted on Aug 19, 2020
Today Nespresso is launching a new organic single-origin coffee, grown exclusively by ECI’s partner Congolese cooperatives. At the heart of this partnership is Asili, ECI's new and transformative platform for social enterprise.
Posted on Aug 07, 2020
During the development of a new branding strategy for ECI, I was asked, What is Asili? As supervisor of water operations and steward of the Asili brand in the community, and someone originally from Kabare myself, I have some thoughts on this question.