Save Congo

General Information
In the Great Lakes Region in Africa, violent conflicts and poverty are endemic and the number of social injustice is on increase.
The mission of the SAVE Congo is to provide social assistance, legal assistance, preventative and curative mental and physical health services to individuals and communities affected by torture, violence, social injustice and poverty in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also we organise conference on human rights issues at the local, national and international level to educate human rights. 

Focus Areas
The eastern area in the Democratic Republic of Congo including Katanga province, South Kivu and North Kivu.

Main Activities
Medical assistance; Physiotherapy; Psychological assistance; Psychiatric assistance; Counseling; Social assistance; Community visits; 
Legal assistance; Training/education 

Contact Information
Address: International Bureau, c/o Volkshochschule Esslingen, Kollwitzstrasse 1, D-73728 Esslingen, Germany
National Bureau, 07, Avenue des figuiers, Bel air - Kampemba, Lubumbashi, Katanga, DR CONGO 
Telephone: +49 711 3512 2580, +243 991 533 477
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Latest News

  • Health Professionals’ Pledge Against Torture

    complicityIFHHRO strongly supports Physicians for Human Rights' (PHR) new "Health Professionals’ Pledge Against Torture," following political discussion in the US regarding a potential return to waterboarding. 

  • Turkey: The case of dr. Serdar Küni

    arrestIFHHRO, along with a coalition of other organizations led by Physicians for Human Rights, has sent a letter to the Regional High Court in Gaziantep (Turkey) and the Turkish Ministry of Justice. The letter calls on the Court to uphold its fair trial obligations under international law in their appeal of a lower court's conviction of Dr. Serdar Küni. The conviction, dated April 24th, 2017, was based on arbitrary charges (providing medical treatment to Kurdish fighters) based on an anonymous testimony and signed statements obtained under torture.