Impact and Learning

Strengthening Social Accountability in the Education Sector in DR Congo

CERC believes that when citizens meaningfully participate in decision-making and service providers engage with them seriously, access and quality of services for the poor will improve. In Democratic Republic of the Congo, CERC is using the Community Integrity Building combined with technology to allow school service users such as students and community members to firstly, […]

Congolese citizens become actors in the fight against corruption

On January 2018, we launched the Advocacy and Legal Advice Center (ALAC), based on a model developed by Transparency International (TI), implemented in more than 30 countries throughout the world, and adapted to the specificities of the Congolese context. The ALAC project has permitted CERC to mobilize pro bono lawyers in charge of handling corruption […]

Participatory budgeting in congolese secondary schools

Schools around the Uvira in South-Kivu are using participatory budgeting (PB) to engage students, parents, educators, and staff in deciding how to spend a part of the school budget. School PB develops student leadership, supports student and school success, liftup student and parent voice, and involves the entire school in meaningful civic experiences. Participants learn […]

Helping the poorest children advocate for better education services

When poor children access to education, they often cannot obtain quality education nor participate in decision making at school level. That often prevents them from receiving education in better environment with better toilets, clean water, library and safer classroom.  In the low income neighborhoods around Ruzizi Valley, thousands of children have been obliged to study […]

Toward teaching anti-corruption and integrity in DRC education system.

Education is an important tool for preventing corruption and fostering a culture of integrity. Teaching  Integrity and Anti-Corruption is needed to foster anti-corruption culture in young generation especially with learning activities. It aims to create a culture of anti-corruption to students that Anti-Corruption Education is an important thing in everyday life. Integrity Education is an […]

2018 Annual Report Release

We released a 2018 Annual Report with informative achievements. We hope that you find it useful and share it with others. We are very happy with how the year is ending and thank you for all your support this year. However, time has not run out to make a gift to CERC. Visit Our Donation Page now […]