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Fondation Tuungane

Uvira, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Joined October 2016

Build a world in which everyone lives with dignity and determine their own positive future.

Presence in: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Focus: Access to Information, Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Labor & Employment, Peace-building

Fondation Tuungane (FTU) is a Non-Governmental Organization funded in June 23, 2011 and registered by the Provincial Department of Justice under JUST.G.S.112/S-KV/2762/2012. The Fondation Tuungane has officialy open its office in Uvira from 26 April 2014 with a view to improve livelihoods and promote sustainable development initiatives amongst young people, currently we are based in Uvira. The organization promotes partnership between the state and non-state actors with a bid to constantly improve the wellbeing of individuals, communities and institutions through public participation towards the achievement of sustainable development. Fondation Tuungane thus thrives to advocate for civil and social economic rights, particularly the organization seeks to empower local communities in Democratic Republic of the Congo to fully participate in development initiatives and improve the standards of living amongst all and more so the marginalized groups, YOUTHS. The organization is currently based in DR Congo.

Since the aim, the work of Fondation Tuungane is organized around 5 thematic areas (Inclusion and participation, social entrepreneurship, transparency and accountability, gender equality and conflict prevention).

People Associated With This Organization

Heri Bitamala

Democratic Republic of the Congo  
Fondation Tuungane
Joined October 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Citizenship, Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Labor & Employment, Peace-building
I have worked several years as part-time and full employer in many non governmental organisations. Recently I worked as leadership facilitator at Congo Leadership Initiatives. Also, I've participate in many conferences, summits in Nepal, Kenya, Uganda, Jordan integrating many education and anticorruprion reforms. Actually, I'm working as Chief Executive Officer at the Fondation Tuungane committed to empower communities to champions their own development in integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion strategy.
Heri Bitamala is the network champion (main point of contact) for Fondation Tuungane.

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