Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Contacts

Yves Bawa

country director
ybawa@pactworld.org

Noel Mondjo

program officer
nondjo@pactworld.org

Report

Socio-economic baseline study of Kasulo, Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

July 15, 2021
Getting data right is key to ensure that interventions to improve the lives of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) communities are well designed and provide the intended impact. Pact is partnering...
Webinar

Mining and the Sustainable Development Goals: ASM and LSM perspectives

October 16, 2020
Webinar recording: Leveraging Artisanal & Small-scale Mining (ASM) and Large-Scale Mining (LSM) to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals Organizers: Responsible Mining Foundation,...
Report

Mapping artisanal and small-scale mining to the Sustainable Development Goals

September 8, 2020
Pact and the University of Delaware’s Mapping Artisanal and Small-scale Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals (ASM-SDG Policy Assessment) is the first report assessing all positive and negative...
Webinar

The global significance of the DRC’s battery metals

August 26, 2020
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to a variety of key metals and minerals, including cobalt, lithium and the 3T’s (tin, tungsten and tantalum), all of which are forecast to see rapid...
Fact Sheet

Pact in the Democratic Republic of Congo

August 12, 2020
A fact sheet about Pact's programming in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Webinar

Formalizing artisanal mining in the DRC

July 21, 2020
Formalising artisanal mining is considered a challenge by most mining companies, especially those located in very remote countries. Regardless of the difficulties posed by training and educating...
Fact Sheet

Pact's Children Out of Mining Program in Lualaba & Haut-Lomani Provinces of DRC

July 10, 2020
One of Pact's flagship mining projects is Children Out of Mining, which launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2015. Through this program, Pact aims to address child labor in mining, which...
Fact Sheet

Pact's WORTH for miners program

July 10, 2020
WORTH is Pact’s award-winning micro-banking program that empowers individuals to lift themselves and each other out of poverty. Unique in integrating literacy training, community banking, and...
Fact Sheet

Children Out of Mining: Community engagement

July 10, 2020
Pact recognizes that any intervention to address child labor in mining must take into consideration the interconnected influences of family, community, and society on a child's life. Therefore, a...
Fact Sheet

Pact's youth apprenticeship program in Kolwezi, DRC

July 10, 2020
Since 2017, Pact has assisted 209 young artisanal miners (YAMers), from 15 to 17 years old, to thrive in an alternative trades to mining. According to the latest UNICEF estimate, roughly 40,000 young...

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