THE FUND FOR CONGOLESE WOMEN A PROXIMITY FUND FOR 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) working to improve the rights of Congolese women and girls.

MISSION

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

VISION

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

MOTIVATION

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.

VALUE

Participation; Transparence; Efficiency; Equity; Inclusivity; Trust

FFC supports local groups because they believe that grassroots initiatives are the motor of real and durable change in DRC. FFC funds local organizations, in earlier stages of their development, which cannot access financial support from other donors.

ABOUT US

WE ENCOURAGE : CLIMATE JUSTICE & ENERGY; POLITICAL PARTICIPATION; WOMEN IN PEACE NEGOCIATION; WOMEN RIGHTS & GENDER BASED VIOLENCE; FIGHT AGAINST HIV AND AIDS; WOMEN & GIRLS EMPOWERMENT
FFC aims to technically and financially reinforce Congolese women and girls’

FFC supports local groups because they believe that grassroots initiatives are the motor of real and durable change in DRC. FFC funds local organizations, in earlier stages of their development, which cannot access financial support from other donors.

FFC brings recipient organizations together to share best practices and identify effective strategies to address common challenges. FFC facilitates knowledge sharing among local groups from different provinces and brings closer women of diverse communities. In doing so, FFC has strengthened the Congolese women’s movement.

FFC 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 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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