CLI: A Proven Catalyst for Change
of Congolese people are unemployed
enterprises founded by
CLI young leaders
of Congolese youth are not enrolled in secondary school
hours of training for each of CLI’s Young Leaders
of Congolese girls are married by age 18
of CLI’s young leaders are girls who are focused on their education, and improving their communities
DR Congo’s ranking in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index
graduates of CLI's ethical leadership training curriculum
CLI Alumni go on to do great things!
CLI young leaders have earned nearly 20 scholarships to Congolese and international universities. This includes one alum with a full scholarship to Pomona College in California and multiple Mastercard Foundation Scholars.
Young leaders from CLI have been elected to Congolese provincial assembly, founded law firms, started major enterprises, and created child psychology practices - just to name a few achievements.
CLI has produced three prestigious Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) fellows since the program began in 2014.