Byalukiza Kanana

Head of Programmes and Operations

Byalukiza Kanana Leon, Head of Programs and Operations, Kinshasa

Byalukiza Kanana has a spent 15 years in nonprofit management arenas. Mr Kanana is a regular media interlocutor and a technical resource to local civil society on social accountability, on equity and inclusion advocacy and campaigning. Mr Kanana continued as integrity incubation mentor for youth and served in various leadership capacities in South-Kivu civil society. 

Mr Kanana believes that youth can be part of solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time. He reckons that lasting solutions can manifest when youth are empowered to meet these challenges. 

Mr Kanana joined CERC after spending 15 years working with international NGO including Tearfund, Doctors Without Borders and ACTED. He joined CERC in 2017 to aid developing and promoting innovative approaches which model accountability, showcase youth innovation and prototype community monitoring in community with young people.