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.

Website
www.savecongo.populus.org

Latest News

  • UK: Discriminatory National Health System policies

    protestLast week, thousands of NHS (National Health System) workers and activists marched in the cities of London, Newcastle and Manchester to protest against a health policy that has left migrants too scared to access care.  The government’s so-called ‘hostile environment’ policy has been described as discriminatory and inhumane.

     
  • Ghana: Ban shackling and invest in mental health services

    complicityThe government of Ghana should ensure adequate funding for mental health services in the country, a coalition of Ghanaian and international nongovernmental groups said. This is as a crucial step to eliminating the widespread practice of shackling and other abuses against people with psychosocial disabilities. The coalition includes several mental health and human rights organizations in Ghana, Human Rights Watch, CBM, Disability Rights Advocacy Fund, Anti-Torture Initiative, and the former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez.