Congo Yetu Initiative

Unverified non-profit organisation

Congo Yetu Initiative “CYI” is a grassroots, non-profit organization of passionate, dynamic, and energetic volunteers working in Goma, Uvira Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). CYI aims to provide support to women and children victims of sexual violence in East of the DRCongo. The volunteers come from many professional and personal backgrounds, from many ages, and from across Canada and the United States as well as from many of the Southern Countries in which CYI works.

CYI members believe in sharing knowledge and creating opportunities for women and children who are victims of war in the DRC, regardless of religion or ethnicity.


Building lives towards nation transformation through • To empower women and children; • stop violence by promoting the use of effective conflict management and resolution strategies;

• To engage the state and non-state parties in developing collaborative approaches towards peace and sustainable development;
• To promote and facilitate democratic good governance, justice, stability, accountability and transparency.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Project funding; Provision all (5)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Education and training; all (9)

Goods categories

Books & audiovisual; Computer hardware & software; Educational; all (16)

Business sectors

Advocacy and legal services; Agriculture and livestock; Community and social services; all (7)