who we are
Stand With Congo is an inclusive social movement hub uniting activists, civil society leaders, techies, private sector innovators, and other global citizens with the Congo peace movement.
Launched as a mining transparency campaign, Stand With Congo has grown into a global platform for human rights in Congo supported by a thriving diverse international community, and the birthplace of Mighty Peace Coffee.
the standwithcongo community:
anatomy of a global movement
the movement leaders
From young, nonviolent, pro democracy activists rallying the public to civil society leaders building their communities and diaspora members steering the international community, Congolese are leading the peace movement. Movement leaders determine Stand With Congo’s actions and communications.
Congolese-founded and led community organizations advancing rights and services for the Congolese people
Non-violent non-partisan youth advancing a shared desire for a united, truly independent, prosperous Congo
Non-violent non-partisan community leaders living outside the national borders, working in unison with civil society and the youth movement to rally international solidarity
StandWithCongo support team
Stand With Congo personnel, lead organizers, advisory board members, and volunteers support Movement Leaders by amplifying Congolese narratives and messages, coordinating and organizing advocacy events, an online community of tens of thousands, producing multimedia and storytelling series, and building a global community taking action in solidarity with the Congolese peace movement.
Dynamic leaders from business, media, philanthropy, and the arts dedicated to leveraging their skills and platforms to advance peace and democracy
The dedicated crew coordinating multimedia production, communications, advocacy, and campaigns in solidarity with the peace movement
Campus and community organizers planning and hosting actions and events in 17 countries and counting
partners of StandWithCongo
The StandWithCongo community receives the support of various partners and Congo experts.
Leading organizations outside of Congo advancing myriad levers towards peace, democracy, and human rights.
Respected leaders advancing research and policy aimed at peace, democracy, and human rights
Stand With Congo transparency
Stand With Congo receives funding from grassroots donations, foundation grants, and corporate sponsorship.
#StandWithCongo achieves impact through investing in advocacy programs, multimedia production, and a small dose of administrative costs.
this includes $26,000 sent directly to Congolese civil society groups.