Friends of the Congo works with a wide range of Congolese institutions in both urban and rural milieu throughout the country. Our partnerships with local institutions engage women, youth, children and villagers.

Women

Friends of the Congo works primarily with widows in the South Kivu province to improve their living conditions. More>>

Youth

Friends of the Congo works with youth organizations throughout the country in areas of art, music, dance, theatre, education and social justice.

Children

Friends of Congo’s children project focuses on rescuing children from cobalt mines in the former Katanga province in the DRC.

Villagers

Friends of the Congo works with rural and/or traditional communities in several provinces throughout the Congo in the areas of agriculture, animal husbandry, medicinal plants and community development. Learn more about our partnerships in this area>>