THE FUND FOR CONGOLESE WOMEN

WHO WE ARE

With your donations; Grassroots organizations can make a change in their communities The Fund for Congolese Women (FFC) is a monetary fund that provides much needed financial and technical resources to women-led grassroots initiatives and organizations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

MISSION

Support women’s grassroots organizations for the effective promotion of Congolese women and girls’ rights.

VISION

A Democratic Republic of Congo without violence where women and girls have a full access to their fundamental rights.

INSPIRATION

believes in the potential of Congolese women and girls to contribute to the development of their country and in their ability to provide effective solutions for a sustainable change in the DRC.

MOTTO

Participation, Transparency, Efficiency, Equity, Inclusivity, Trust

The Fund For Congolese Women (Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises) financially & technically supports Congolese local women grassroots organizations. We believe in the impact of local grassroots initiatives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). And the power of women in their communities and mostly rural women in remote areas where the access is extremely difficult. Women and Girls are the main actors of real and durable change in the DRC.

ABOUT US


CLIMATE JUSTICE & ENERGY, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN, WOMEN IN PEACE NEGOCIATION, WOMEN RIGHTS & FIGHT AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE, FIGHT AGAINST HIV AND AIDS, WOMEN & GIRLS EMPOWERMENT

The Fund For Congolese Women funds small local organizations in the early stages of their conception and we fund grassroots organizations which do not have access to financial support from donors.
FFC financially and technically supports Congolese women and girls.

FFC brings organizations together to share best practices, experiences and identify effective strategies to address common challenges in our communities. We facilitate knowledge sharing among local groups from different provinces and we bring women closer together creating a bridge in within diverse communities. In doing so, FFC has strengthened the Congolese women’s movement.

We believe & trust in the potential of Congolese women and girls to contribute in the development of our country and in their ability to provide effective solutions for a sustainable change in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

OUR TEAM

We Support women’s grassroots organizations for the effective promotion of Congolese women and girls’ rights

JULIENNE LUSENGE

DIRECTOR
She is is a tireless campaigner for justice, peace and gender equality. Since 2001, Lusenge is the director of Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises (FFC) and president/co-founder of SOFEPADI (Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integral Development), an NGO working for the promotion of women and girls’ rights and working on sexual reproduction health in the the eastern part of the DRC.

SIMON IDI

PROGRAM OFFICER
He did professional internship in the REDD mechanism in South Kivu where he participated in the development of a provincial strategy for sustainable development (SPDD) for the South Kivu province with the provincial government under the support of UNDP . He was also responsible for programs in SEDI (Service Exchange for Integral Development), where he initiated projects on holistic care for victims of sexual violence, projects monitoring violations of human rights in the territories of Uvira and Fizi.

ROMARIC KAVAYITA

ADMINISTRATOR OFFICER
in charge of administration, logistics and human resources of the FFC. He is a strong women’s rights activist in the DRC and is co-founding member of the FFC. He holds a degree in Science and certificate in  computer science, web mastering, as well as securing sensitive data of NGOs (using Martus software)

FLORE LIBAKALE

PROGRAM ASSISTANT
she has a degree in bachelor in information and communication science . she worked as hostess state in the fourteenth summit of francophonie . she did internship in marketing department in Marsavco and she did internship in the ministry of communication and media .

A Congo without violence where women and girls have access to their fundamental rights.

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