Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Story from the Congo: CLI Leader Serge

We promised a guest post from one of our incredible young leaders in the Congo when we hit 1000 likes on Facebook, so here it is! My name is Serge Badibanga Lufuluabo and I currently reside in Montreal, Canada. I … Continue reading

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Goma, Kelvin Doe, and the Aid Paradox

As Americans celebrated Thanksgiving this past week, Congo’s presence in our newspapers moved towards the front pages to an extent not seen since last year’s elections. Rebels from a group known as “M23” have taken Goma, a major city in … Continue reading

Posted in News about the Congo, Other Nonprofits


This is a guest post from CLI’s Founder and CEO Nate Houghton explaining our new #empowercongo campaign – ongoing over on Twitter (@congoleaders).  I’d like to tell you about the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since 1960, when … Continue reading

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Exciting News: We have partnered with IED Congo!

We at the Congo Leadership Initiative are very excited to announce that we have partnered with IED Congo, and will now have the Baraka Leadership Institute in addition to our Kinshasa Leadership Institute. IED is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that … Continue reading

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Joelle’s Story: Change Agents of the Congo

CLI is excited to present a video story about one of our student leaders in the Congo, Joelle! And there are many more stories out there, just waiting to be heard and supported. The youth of the Congo are crying … Continue reading

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