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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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Kinshasa Team Update!

Armel Ingala, one of our awesome senior facilitators of CLI in Kinshasa, is currently on leave and pursuing studies in Tunisia. Good luck Armel! Replacing Armel is the newest member of the CLI family, David Amul. David  graduated from the … Continue reading

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Update from Casablanca

Check out this video for an update from CEO Nathaniel Houghton, who is on his way to Kinshasa!

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Leadership Education in Africa

Check out the incredibly interesting TED Talk below by Patrick Awuah, the founder of Ashesi University in Ghana. His talk focuses on creative, ethical leadership and its pivotal role in the development of the African continent. One particular quote stood … Continue reading

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CLI has 501(c)(3) status!

CLI officially came into existence as an organization nearly one year ago and has operated successfully in the United States and in the Congo throughout that period. Yesterday, however, we received official word that a significant milestone has been attained: … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Student Selection

An important auxiliary element of the LDP is the selection of participants. Obviously, this is of concern to all CLI supporters because it is the participants who will make good on CLI’s investment in the future of the Congo. The … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Facilities

One aspect of the LDP that is frequently overlooked is the great fortune we had to have quality facilities. The Methodist Presbyterian Hostel (MPH) in Kinshasa not only offered a great classroom space (which you have probably seen in previous … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Pre and Post tests

Admittedly, monitoring and evaluation is far from the most exciting aspect of the Leadership Development Program. Nevertheless, it is one of the most important. CLI constantly makes an effort to ensure quality in every aspect of programming, and one way … Continue reading

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Giving Back to Africa

Giving Back to Africa is one of CLI’s closest partner organizations. They have successfully created a program to develop leaders among Kinshasa’s most promising university students and have offered sound guidance as CLI has grown in its own niche. Indeed, … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Blind Team Builders

This activity is one of our scholars’ favorites! Basically, there are four people on a team. In one room, something has been constructed (in this case, out of newspaper, cardboard, and pens). Only one person on the team gets to … Continue reading

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