ECI partners with local organizations that focus on mothers, children under five and infants by supporting the development of community-based preventative healthcare systems and practices. In addition to training healthcare professionals, ECI's grantees support the delivery of basic
ECI supports local organizations that equip promising young students, particularly girls and women with academic opportunities and access to technology and media, to provide these future leaders with the skills to create jobs and develop media platforms for access to increased independent and
ECI works with rural farmers to improve the quality and quantity of crops while leveraging investment for expansion to international and local markets. ECI also partners with local organizations to integrate conservation and rural agriculture to revitalize local markets and household economic
The International Rescue Committee estimates that 5.4 million people have lost their lives in the conflict since 1998. The DRC is one of the poorest countries in the world, and in some areas, 2 out of 3 women have been victims of sexual violence. Yet the people of eastern Congo are inspiring.