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Thursday, September 5, 2019
In the May Communiqué, we reported that Education Congo (EC) was evaluating four projects for initial partnership with Université Évangélique en Afrique (UEA) in Bukavu. We are happy to report now that EC has agreed to partner with UEA on an important research project under the headings of Peace, Gender, and Conflict Transformation. This project will examine how South Kivu churches have addressed the extraordinary violence in the area since 1997...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
An international non-profit based out of the United States is working to help doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo help patients, but they're facing some obstacles. "Education Congo", President and Billings resident, Ernie Ross, says, "Education Congo", helps teaching doctors get to hospitals where they can help interns helping patients. Right now they're working on getting a vehicle that can transport those doctors. The problem he...
Sunday, December 11, 2016
“Has anyone done resuscitation on a real patient?” A few hands go up in a room of doctors, nurses and medical students. “Has anyone seen a situation where resuscitation should have been started but nobody was there who knew how to do it?” The room erupts with cries of “Papa Wemba!” On April 24, 2016, DRC’s flamboyant King of Rhumba collapsed and died on stage at the age of 66 during a concert in Côte d’Ivoire. Videos of the incident went viral...
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Possibilities and Partnerships - This is what a connection between the Congo Protestant University and The American School of Kinshasa (TASOK) looks like! The 2015-2016 academic year kicked-off a collaboration between these two impressive institutions. The University was called upon to present the latest information on that all important topic in Congo and many parts of the world – Malaria. Using the latest research results, professors from the...
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Share our vision of Building a Nation through Education! You can make a positive, lasting impact on this country that ranks at the bottom of the U.N. Development Index – a measurement of a country’s achievement in health, knowledge and standard of living. Congo’s potential for growth in the heart of Africa is tremendous. Education is the key.  We need your help as we grow the TASOK (The American School of Kinshasa) Alumni Scholarship Fund in...
Monday, December 15, 2014
It is with deep sadness that the North American Liaison Bureau announces the death of its founder, Dr. Ben C. Hobgood. Born in a remote village in the heart of Congo, Dr. Hobgood committed his life to his family, his faith and the people of Congo. His unfailing belief in the value of education being the key to Congo's growth inspired him to contribute to the creation of the Congo Protestant University in 1959. By establishing the North American...

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