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
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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
“The UCBC programs are feeding and nourishing us, and this is only possible through Congo Initiative supporters. Each individual student feels the impact of CI supporters, and it waters the seeds within us.” Nehemiah Kabucungu Babikana was not necessarily inclined to take on leadership roles before coming to UCBC. However,… Read More
“I feel compassion to care for all the community at UCBC and feel very blessed to participate in the service-learning program.” Kavira Angélique Malikidogo, a leader and mother to many, is often called by her fellow UCBC students, “Mama Malikidogo.” This is in part because she is in fact a mother… Read More
“In Congo, it is important to have people who studied and know how to use technology. We are like the first generation of doctors, except in the field of technology.” Suzanne has lived across Congo, from Kinshasa in the west, to Goma, Butembo and now Beni in the east. She… Read More
“I was very glad to graduate because it was something I couldn’t imagine reaching at the beginning!” Last year, Lygisha Malonga Mbambu became the first woman in her family to graduate from a university. As the graduation festivities happened all around her, she remembered the difficulty of beginning at UCBC… Read More