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Catholic Relief Services on Kony 2012

With all the recent media regarding Kony 2012, Catholic Relief Services, who have been working in east and central Africa for decades have responded with their take on the situation. Read the full article here. Congo Leadership Initiative continues to … Continue reading

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Heal Africa

Another awesome organization that has done tangible work in the Congo is Heal Africa. Heal Africa has 31 safe houses across Congo that assist and support women who are victims of oppression, rape, and violence. Since eastern Congo is increasingly … Continue reading

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The Challenge for Africa and CLI

Our work at CLI is inspired by belief from so many people: donors, students, and staff members to name just a few. Nevertheless, there is something extremely satisfying about being “ahead of the curve,” and every once in a while, … Continue reading

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CLI at the UN’s UNiTE Breakfast

On Wednesday, CLI’s CEO Nathaniel Houghton was lucky enough to attend a breakfast commemorating the 15th anniversary of the creation of the UN’s Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. The event included delegates from all over the world and … Continue reading

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CLI’s 2010 Scholars: Where are they now?

After reading the report from Robert, Samy, and Armel on the ground, we are more encouraged than ever by the progress of CLI’s leaders in Kinshasa! Students’ performances during the first meeting were exemplary, and we are pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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CLI and Women in the Congo

It’s no secret that the Congo is one of the worst places in the world to be a woman. Though this is one of many problems facing the DRC, CLI believes that it is one the deserves special attention within … Continue reading

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Why we work in Kinshasa

A while back, CNN ran a very in-depth piece by Michael O’Hanlon on the upcoming elections in the Congo. In all of these articles, the challenges of engaging more rural areas of Congo are addressed. CLI, consequently, is often asked … Continue reading

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Congo Week: the Final Day!

Congo Week comes to an end today, but your advocacy for the Congolese does not have to! There are ways to stay involved and make a difference throughout the year. Here’s some ideas from our colleagues at Friends of the … Continue reading

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Congo Week: Spotlight on Kambale Musavuli

Believe it or not, Congo Week isn’t over yet – and there’s still time to be involved! Check out previous posts on congoleaders.org for more details. We wanted to take a moment to spotlight Kambale Musavuli, one of our board … Continue reading

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Congo Week Continues!

As Congo Week continues, there’s something you can do (literally) around the world! In fact, check out this useful link with information on events wherever you might be. Some examples include a film screening at the American University of Kinshasa, … Continue reading

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