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PIFEVA(Pilier aux Femmes Vulnérables Actives en RD Congo)

Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Joined November 2017

PIFEVA’s mission is to support indigenous, vulnerable and marginalized women, children, young girls and local communities in the fight against poverty and injustice in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Presence in: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

PIFEVA (Pillar to Vulnerable Women Active in DR Congo) is a Congolese NGO supporting women and local communities against poverty and injustice created on June 04, 2004 in Bukavu in a context characterized by repeated wars, widespread poverty , malnutrition and hunger, climate change, violence against women, discrimination against indigenous women and girls in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

It all started from the most common example in Kivu: “a banana tree in charge of its production, of its leaves but unfortunately threatened by enormous bad weather (strong wind, soil infertility, erosion …)”. In such circumstances, a tree pillar is used to support the banana tree, protect it and prevent it from falling with all its production.

PIFEVA will situate women, young girls and vulnerable and indigenous children in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the face of the violence and the precarious livelihoods of these vulnerable groups. the function of a humanitarian and development pillar for indigenous and vulnerable women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

With the help of well-trained and experienced staff, PIFEVA has specialized and distinguished itself for more than a decade in the promotion of the rights of indigenous women and other marginalized women, gender and female leadership, the fight against violence. and gender-based, sexual and reproductive health, literacy, socio-professional and economic reintegration of women and young people in vulnerable situations, food security, the implementation of climate change mitigation and adaptation actions , the restoration and rational management of biodiversity by women as well as in the support of local communities in transformation of conflicts, in a perspective of fight against poverty and injustice in South Kivu in DR Congo.

People Associated With This Organization

Gabriella Sakina

Democratic Republic of the Congo  
PIFEVA(Pilier aux Femmes Vulnérables... (Unverified)
Joined October 2020
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
Gabriella Sakina is an indigenous Congolese girl leader committed to the climate and environmental justice for indigenous populations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gabriella Sakina is currently program officer for the PIFEVA. She is the initiator and technical supervisor of the project to support the promotion and perpetuation of indigenous knowledge for the management of forest biodiversity to strengthen of the resilience of forest indigenous agricultural producers to climate change in Mwenga territory in DRC. Gabriella Sakina is an active member at Major Group of Children and Youth to UN Environment (UNEP-MGCY) and at Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN).

Veronique Bulaya

Democratic Republic of the Congo  
PIFEVA(Pilier aux Femmes Vulnérables...
Joined November 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
Veronique BULAYA is the coordinator of the projects of the Congolese NGO PIFEVA (Pilier aux Femmes Vulnérables Actives en RD Congo) based in Bukavu, South Kivu in eastern DRC. She has always made the difference in her fight for the rights and the improvement of the living conditions of women and shows creativity, courage and an exceptional commitment in the realization of the actions contributing significantly to the improvement of the quality of life in rural women and young for sustainable development in the DRC. BULAYA Veronique has sufficient technical and managerial skills in managing projects funded by partners and international donors for having already led and coordinated several projects in the areas of environment, agriculture and women's rights in eastern DR Congo. Veronique Bulaya is again a courageous and young women leader of various projects that support indigenous youth and women in the restoration of biodiversity in community forests in DR Congo. She is an active member at Major Group of Children and Youth to UN Environment (UNEP-MGCY) and at Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN).

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