From celebrating over 500 alumni and the 10-year anniversary of our main institution–l’Université Chrétienne Bilingue du Congo (UCBC)–to influencing land reform policy, to providing counseling for those deeply wounded by trauma and violence, our transformative community continues to be a beacon of hope amidst challenging times…. Read More
Please take a moment to read these stories of transformation and see why the work of Congo Initiative matters.
Watch UCBC alumna, Hulda Vagheni, reflect on 10 years of UCBC and shares why the university was so important for her and for Congo. … Read More
Before joining the UCBC team as Agribusiness Coordinator, Subira Bonhomme new UCBC well. He recalls visiting UCBC a number of times and was drawn to the institution’s commitment to bilingual and holistic training that provided a global perspective on the environmental sciences, a field he planned to pursue passionately. Bonhomme… Read More
Please join Jack and hundreds of others participating in the hope and transformation bursting forth in eastern Congo. Every gift to the UCBC Fund is an investment in the future leaders of Congo!
When Linda Kasali Musavuli first moved to Beni, she did not plan to study at UCBC. After attending secondary school in the big city and capital, Kinshasa, she could not imagine leaving the larger universities of the city for a young university in the town of Beni. In fact, she… Read More
When the Academic Dean for Teaching, Innocent Bora, read the academic results at the 2016 UCBC graduation, the crowd erupted in cheers when Clarisse Ngoyi’s name was read. Ngoyi graduated with distinction and at the top graduate in her class…. Read More
It’s lunch time at the Université Chrétienne Bilingue du Congo, and the Secretary of the Rector, Vivian Bwirabuli, takes a break to enjoy a beautiful, breezy day at the campus in her hometown of Beni…. Read More
“I realized that my accomplishments in economics was just a gift I needed to use to help others. I felt called to teach, encourage, and help others manage their money in order to come out of poverty.” Butoto Mahinduzi traveled to Beni in 2010 to the surprise of his father,… Read More