Tag Archives: LDP

Great News!

We are very excited to welcome Benedicte Mudombu, our first female facilitator in Kinshasa!  Benedicte has a passion for mentoring youth and promoting social and ethical values to those in her community. She studied Science Education at the University of … Continue reading

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Updates: Mission and Vision

As CLI develops and progresses, so must our vision and mission. We recently changed our mission and vision statements- check them out!  Mission statement: CLI develops the next generation of leaders to be catalysts for peace and prosperity in the Congo.  … 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’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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Meet another Leader (we have lots of them)!

Here’s another profile of a CLI scholar. Let us know if you’d like to meet scholars with any particular interests by contacting us via Twitter or Facebook. They come from all fields and backgrounds! Chatty is a young woman about to enter … Continue reading

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Meet a Leader (Part II)!

We’ve written a good deal lately about CLI’s continuity and community of leaders, so we thought that we could give you a sense this week of what one of the students who began the program in 2010 is up to … Continue reading

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Meet a Leader!

CLI’s young leaders are extraordinary individuals with incredibly bright futures. We’d like to introduce you to some of them! First, meet Rachelle Tshituka. Rachelle is a senior studying business at Lycee Masina (Masina High School) and was one of CLI’s … Continue reading

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What does the Congo have to do with me?

The crisis in the Congo, no matter where your interests lie, is relevant to you in any number of ways. To see how, take a few minutes to watch this video that has close to one million views worldwide. Kambale Musavuli, Spokesperson for Friends … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking and Leadership

Some of the most gratifying moments of CLI’s leadership training occur when it is possible to see the “lightbulb” go off for students. One way this happens is when the students are asked to come up with creative, new solutions … Continue reading

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Leadership Connections

One of the underrated aspects of the LDP is the connections that are made between young leaders. Often, it is this “leadership team” of friends that becomes most important as leaders advance. And if you think that high school students … Continue reading

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