NGOP0013-INTERVIEW WITH MUGISHO NDABULI (Congolese Females Action for Promoting their Rights-COFAPRI)
Hello Central Africa!
Hello Democratic Republic of Congo!
The Episode 13 of #NGOpodcast Show features Mr Mugisho Ndabuli, the Co-founder and Executive Director of COFAPRI, Congolese Females Action For Promoting Their Rights and Development.
COFAPRI is a non governmental organization which is based in Bukavu in the Eastern Democratic Republic
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), formerly Zaire, is located in Central Africa, with a short Atlantic coastline (37 km). It is the third largest country in Africa by area.
COFAPRI works to give a voice to the women and the girls of the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
COFAPRI was set up in 2009 by husband and wife team, Mugisho Theophile and Bahati Valérie, to empower women and girls, educate them about their rights, and to empower them through encouraging income-generating activities such as the rearing of livestock.
COFAPRI works closely with local leaders and encourages men’s participation in awareness-raising events in order to raise the status of women and girls and change ingrained cultural attitudes.
COFAPRI currently operates in 36 villages located on different hills. On the first session of our interview session with Mr Mugisho Ndabuli, the Co-founder and Executive Director of the organization, he talks on
- The mission statement, the goal of the
organization, and lots more about the organization
- Why he intended to run an NGO, despite the fact that he’s a scholar with many qualifications.
- The incident/event that made or influenced him to set up this organization.
- What prompt him go ahead to cover 36 villages in DR Congo for the past 8years of the inception of the organization, COFAPRI.
- And lots more.
On the concluding part of this episode which is the next episode, My guest, Mr. Mugisho will be talking about how his organization COFPARI was able to work for the past 8years being a non for profit organization till the extent that they reached 30 different villages in the rural community of DR Congo.
And most importantly, how He was able to run the organization effectively coupled with international and local responsibilities and of course his family responsibilities
Do join Jimoh Oluwatobi Segun on the next episode for the concluding part of the interview; And as well, the opportunity update will be coming up on the next episode as well, do make it a date with him.
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