Tag Archives: development

What do the students have to say?

We’re glad you asked! Translations can be found below the videos. Leadership is very important here in Congo just as it is throughout the world. In Congo, people have a tendency to complain about problems, but it’s more important to … Continue reading

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Arrival in Kinshasa and thoughts on “development”

Check out our second video blog from CEO Nathaniel Houghton below!

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Congo Helping Hands

Congo Helping Hands is an incredible organization founded by Woody Collins at work in the Bulape region of Central Congo. Their work is wide- ranging and makes a great difference to the people of Bulape, many of whom are truly … Continue reading

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Elections in the Congo

Very interesting blog post today about the upcoming election in the Congo and President Joseph Kabila‘s efforts to remain in power. Kabila came into office after the assassination of his father in 2001 and was reelected in 2006. He is very … Continue reading

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Interesting video and why Congo needs our help

Check out the video below for an interesting look at global development over the past 200 years. The video is certainly interesting on its own merit, but the end highlights how little the Congo has developed compared to the rest … Continue reading

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Business in the Congo

In the news today, one of Congo’s largest cell phone service providers is considering selling its business in the DRC. Congo, of course, is one of the most difficult places in the world to do business for very obvious reasons … Continue reading

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Georges Malaika Foundation

One of the most impressive organizations working in the Congo is the Georges Malaika Foundation, founded by international model Noella Coursaris Musunka. GMF is active in Lubumbashi – Congo’s second-largest city – in the field of education. They provide scholarships … Continue reading

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