DEVELOPMENT FOCUS


 

Since the early days we have supported a wide spectrum of businesses that deliver benefits to the wider community, including small businesses that reach hundreds of people as well as larger businesses that reach tens of thousands of people. With time and experience we’ve learned that systemic progress in the community and the region as a whole depends on the larger social businesses and that these fall within three domains:

 

OUR THREE AREAS OF FOCUS

 

 BASIC UTILITIES

That in developed countries are taken for granted but which in Kivu are broken or never existed. They include power, transport, internet provision and health service

HAND MADE PRODUCTS

Such as soap and cloth that are well understood and which can scale with the introduction of equipment and improved processe

AGRICULTURAL TRADE

That can be sold to buyers in cities or abroad, including coffee, rice and cassav