Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Contacts

Yves Bawa

country director
ybawa@pactworld.org

Phesheya Vilakazi

program manager
pvilakazi@pactworld.org

Improved mining practices betters lives and incomes of local artisanal miners

July 25, 2014
Four years after the introduction of new rules for the regulation of tin, tantalum, and tungsten mineral supply chains from Central Africa, nearly 700 mines in the Great Lakes Region of Africa are...

Breaking the chain: Child mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

November 6, 2013
Children as young as 7 years old work eight or more hours a day in the artisanal and small-scale mines that dot the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is one of the worst forms...

WORTH: Empowering women, creating abundance

October 29, 2008
When women have the means to lift themselves out of poverty, families and whole communities benefit. Pact’s award-winning WORTH program provides women with the tools to create a better life.

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