Femmes et Education des Adultes (FEDA)

FEDA uses education is a tool for transformational peacebuilding in South Kivu, DR Congo.

Femmes et Education des Adultes (FEDA) was created in 2007 with the ambition of providing education and income generation opportunities to women, who as a result of the conflict were denied an education were in need support to help re-building their lives. FEDA believes that education is an important tool for transformation.

Examples of the organisation's peacebuilding activities include:

  • 200 young people, women, local leaders, civil society organisations and representatives of communities were trained for peace as 'peace catalysts'.
  • Thousands of community members organised into youth peacebuilding networks
  • 100 participants have been trained in the areas of leadership, positive conflict management, non-violence communication, negotiation and mediation.

In addition to peacebuilding the organisation aims to promote gender equality and increase opportunities for girls through education.

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