Democratic Republic of Congo


National and International Deaf Organizations in DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Kinshasa, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Bas Congo, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Provence Orientale, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Nord Kivu, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Sud Kivu, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Maniema, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Kasaï Orientale, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Kasaï Occidental, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Bandundu, DR Congo
Deaf Organizations in Katanga, DR Congo
Deaf Cultural and Sports Organizations in DR Congo
Deaf Religious Organizations in DR Congo
Parents' Organizations in DR Congo
Interpreters' Organizations in DR Congo
Professionals' Organizations in DR Congo
Deaf Schools in DR Congo


National and International Deaf Organizations in DR Congo

Africa Contact Group for Mental Health and Deafness Central RDC (ACGMHD)
Kamonyo and Mama malu Kanda (contact people)
Phone: (+ 243)997760189
(+ 243)810520177,
(+ 243)815007827

africadeafcentral1@gmail.com
africadeafcentral2@gmail.com
Description: This international and national organization works to unify efforts to improve the quality of life of deaf people and their families.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association Nationale de Sourds de la RD Congo
Kamonyo and Bandongola (contact people)
BP 316
Kisangani
Phone: (+ 243)810520177,
(+243)898958159
pastkamonyo@hotmail.com
anascokin@yahoo.fr
albertmavungu2005@yahoo.fr
Description: To unify deaf people and defend their rights. National organization.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association Nationale des sourds du Congo Siege sociale
Rev Kamonyo Botanyi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)853374933,
(+243)997760189

Pastkamonyo@hotmail.com
Description: This national organization defends deaf human rights. Siege social association nationale.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des Femmes Sourdes du Congo (AFSC)
Marceline Nduite (contact person)
Phone: (+243) 89672149
afsc_kin@yahoo.fr
Description: National organization of deaf women.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des Sourdus de Kisangani (A.S.K.)
Lucien Bulabula, Vice President
Headquarter address:
Avenue de l'industrie No:02
Commune de Makiso
Kisangani R.D.C.
Mailing address:
8 av No: 27 Commune de Kabondo
Kisangani R.D.C.
Phone: (+243) 81 2315652
(+243) 43 993165401
askisangani@yahoo.fr
Description: The primary mission of the association is to take care of themselves through the manual work in order to end the begging, to supervise and to direct offects in sociio economic development sector for the population of Kisangani in Democratic Republic Congo.

Association des Sourds du Bas-Congo (ASBAC)
Pindi Ngangu (contact person)
Phone: (+243) 99 1539204 
pindingangusimon@yahoo.fr
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des Sourds de Uvira (ASUvira)
Rusvemeza Baguma Shabani (contact person)
254 Bujumbura Burundi II
Uvira, DRC
Phone: (+243) 85 3996279
(+243) 99 3097404

bagumashabani@yahoo.fr
as_uvirardcongo@yahoo.fr
[info confirmed w/third party]

Communauté des Sourds Zacharie (CSZ)
Joseph Nzamba(contact person) Phone:(+243) 81 3654229 jonzamba@yahoo.fr [info confirmed w/third party]

Fondation des Sourds Afrique Francophone
Banza Mwenze (contact person)
Phone: (+447) 909866777
domybanza@hotmail.com
Description: This international and national organization provides services to deaf people in DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Global Deaf Connection
2901 38th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States of America
Phone: (612) 724-8565
TTY: (612) 724-8565
Fax: (612) 729-3839
travel@deafconnection.org
http://www.deafconnection.org
Description: Works to improve the quality of Deaf education in developing countries through the use of their native sign language. Works in Kenya, Jamaica, and DR Congo.

Parti politic pour les sourds independant (PISCO)
Pierre Malua Makubidi (contact person)
Phone: (+243) 99 9464863
piscokin@yahoo.fr
Description: Politics in deaf community.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Organizations in Kinshasa, DR Congo

Association des Sourds de Kinshasa (ASOUKIN)
Jacques Mbo (contact person)
Ngoy
Mbwimbwi
Phone: (+ 243) 812825583
(+ 243) 810680252

asoukinshasa@live.fr
jacquembo@yahoo.fr
floryala@hotmail.com
Description: This local organization works to unify deaf people and defend their right in Kinshasa.
[info confirmed w/third parties]


Deaf Organizations in Bas Congo, DR Congo

Association des sourds du Bas Congo
Pindi Ngangu (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)991539204
pindingangusimon@yahoo.fr
Description: Defending deaf education in Bas Congo
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Organizations in Province Orientale, DR Congo

Africa contact group mental health deafness oriental province
Phina bapagile
Phone: (+243)997674120
africadeafcentral1@gmail.com
Description: Providing mental health services
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des sourds de Bunia
Mugenyi Richard (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994316562
mugenyideaf@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education, human right, and HIV information in Bunia, Province Orientale
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des sourds de la province orientale
Kamonyo Botanyi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)810520177
aspodeafcongi@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides HIV information, defends deaf human right and sign language in oriental province.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des femmes sourdes et malentendantes
Beatrice Mulamba (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997702383
beatrcicemulamba@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf women education literacy and HIV information
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des jeunes sourds
Lokonda Mesa (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994220945
lokondavicky@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides organizational framework for youth
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Organizations in Nord Kivu, DR Congo

Association pour l'encadrement et le développement des sourds du Nord Kivu
Mutimanwa Mutashi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)995654703
(+243)853259157
Description:
Provides human rights development and education to deaf people.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des jeunes sourds du Nord kivu goma
Aedesonoki (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994246050
stanislaskazi@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides services to deaf youth.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Organizations in Sud Kivu, DR Congo

Association des sourds de Sud Kivu
Aganze Koko (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994031818
Description: Provides and defends the human rights of deaf people in Bukavu, Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des sourds de Uvira
Baguma Shabani (contact person)
B.P: 254 Bujumbura Burundi
Democratic Republic of Congo/South Kivu
Phone: (+243)993097404
bagumashabani@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides vocational training to deaf school dropouts; oversees deaf orphans and street children; defends the rights and interests of deaf people; fights against poverty and HIV/AIDs among deaf people. Located in Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/org]

Association de développement pour les sourds 
Bukavu (ADSB)
Aganze Eddy Koko (contact person) (deaf)
BP Bukavu, South Kivu
Phone: (+243) 853642916
aganzedy@yahoo.fr
ansb_bukavu@yahoo.fr
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Organizations in Maniema, DR Congo

Association des sourds de Kindu
Amisi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)818628913
Description:
Providing deaf information defending human right of deaf and sign language.


Deaf Organizations in Kasaï Orientale, DR Congo

Association des sourds de Kasaï Orientale
Tshinkidi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)995242663
Description:
Provides deaf human rights and information on HIV and sign language.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Mission chrétienne pour sourds
Tshinkidi (contact person)
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this school.]
Description: Provides education to deaf people.
[info confirmed w/third party]


Deaf Organizations in Kasaï Occidentale, DR Congo

Association de sourds de Kasaï Occidentale
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this organization.]
Description: Provides deaf human rights, sign language, and HIV information.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Organizations in Katanga, DR Congo

Association des sourds du shaba
Kalosa Tshinyama (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997122692
tshinyakalosa@yahoo.fr
Description: Defends the human rights of deaf people and provides sign language and HIV information.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Deaf Organizations in Bandundu, DR Congo

Association des sourds de Bandundu
Jacques Mbo (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)815196901
karinadonat@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf frame ; SL and human right.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Deaf Cultural and Sports Organizations in DR Congo

Fédération Congolaise des sports sourds
Mbwimbwi Florent (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243) 810680252
floryala@hotmail.com
Description: Providing sports, cultural dance, and theater.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Religious Organizations in DR Congo

Centre des sourds Bon berger
Bassa
Phone: (+ 243)813202561
albertmavungu2005@yahoo.fr
Description: Catholic church.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Centre protestant pour sourds Kinshasa
Daniel Mbowo (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)810334862
danielmbwomo@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing education to deaf protestant.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Communauté évangélique des sourds du Congo
Rev Kamonyo Botanyi (contact person)
Phone: (243) 853374933,(243) 997760189 pastkamonyo@yahoo.fr
cesourdscongo@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides evangelization and spiritual care to deaf people.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds du centre Mpandilu Kananga
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this organization.]
Description: Provides spiritual deaf care. Located in Kasaï Occidental.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Eglise évangélique des sourds de Kinshasa
Kisangala Muyuku (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)854670772
evangkayumba@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing christian spiritual education.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Eglise des sourds de Bukavu
Mukulunga (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994031818
Description:
Provides evangelization to deaf people in Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Eglise des sourds de Butembo
Novya (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994097080
Description:
Provides evangelization of deaf people in Butembo, Nord Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Eglise des sourds du Katanga
Nsenga Florent (contact person)
Phone: (+243)995242663
floshakal@hotmail.fr
Description: Christian church; provides evangelization and spiritual care among deaf people. Located in Katanga, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Eglise sang précieux
Pasteur Faliala Urbain (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)999389659
farialavisaciel@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing evangelization to deaf people.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Parents' Organizations in DR Congo

Union des parents des enfants sourds de Bandundu
Mukelenge (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)814926568
upesc_ongd@yahoo.fr
Description: Unifying parents of deaf children in Bandundu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des sourds parents
Kombe Michelline (contact person)
Phone: (+243)81520177
aspodeafcongo@yahoo.fr
Description: Counsels deaf parents.
[info confirmed w/third party]

UPEC union des parents des enfants sourds du Congo
Mukelenge wa bafwa (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)814926568
upesc_ongd@yahoo.fr
Description: A national net work of parents of deaf children.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Interpreters' Organizations in DR Congo

Association Nationale des interprètes en Langue des Signes
Tamuzi (contact person)
Pierre Mukengeshay (contact person)
Mulamba Naambi (contact person)
Phone: (243) 851311821, (243) 815121168, (243) 998609482 francmulamba@yahoo.fr
pierremukengeshay@yahoo.fr
micheltamuzi@gmail.com
Description: Provides interpreter services.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des interprètes en langues des signes
Lualaba Ndaradi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)817641613
aspodeafcongo@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides services and defends the rights of interpreters and deaf people. Located in Province Orientale, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Association des interppretes des sourds
John Gakuru (contact person)
Phone: (+243)810684211,
(+243)853700241

gakujohn2003@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides interpreter services. Located in Nord Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds Ndwana Ndinga
Phone: (+ 243)997820542
karinadonat@yahoo.fr
Description: Groupe des Interprètes en Langue de signe Congolaise (GILSC); group of sign language interpreters. Located in Bandundu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Professionals' Organizations in DR Congo

Centre de formation CENFO
Mavungu Albert (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)813202561
albertmavungu2005@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing special teacher training.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Centre de formation des enseignants des sourds
Amina Nsengu (contact person)
Phone: (+243)810520177,
(+243)997760189

cesourdscongo@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides teacher training.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Centre de formation des enseignants des sourds en Afrique centrale Goma
Bosco Botanyi (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994010829
botanyibosco@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides teachers' training.
[info confirmed w/third party]

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Deaf Schools in DR Congo

Centre Espoir des sourds
Rev Kamonyo Botanyi
Phone: (+243)853374933,
(+243)997760189

pastkamonyo@yahoo.fr
cesourdscongo@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education in kindergarten, primary, and secondary level and prepare deaf students for higher education.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Centre Protestant pour Enfants Handicapés CPK KOLI
Daniel Mbwomo (contact person)
Phone: (+243) 81 0334862
danielmbwomo@yahoo.fr
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Bolingo pour les sourds de Mbandaka
Pasteur Onzeli (contact person)
Phone: (+243)998301282
tshimzach@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education in Mbandaka, Province de l'Equateur, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Ariwara
Pario Emmanuel (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997712789
pastparioema@yahoo.com
Description: Providing deaf education in Ariwara, Province Orientale.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds Beto Tuba de Kikwit
Ens. Spéc. (contact person)
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this organization.]
Description: Enseignement Spécial; Special education. Located in Bandundu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Gemena
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this school.]
Description: Provides deaf education in Gemena, Province de l'Equateur, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Mbujimayi
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this school.]
Description: Located in Kasaï Orientale, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds Nuru catholic diocese
Kalosa Tshinyama (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997122692
tshinyakalosa@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education in Lubumbashi, Katanga, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds la providence de Kindu
Ngenyanga Ngongo (contact person)
Phone: (+243)995646118
christngongo@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Kindu, Maniema, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Ephatha des sourds du Bas Congo
Pindi Ngangu (contact person)
Phone: (+ 243)991539204
pindingangusimon@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing education to deaf students in Bas Congo, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

E E sourds de Kamina
Kalosa Tshinyama (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997122692
tshinyakalosa@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Kamina, Katanga, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Ephaphat Kolwezi
Nsenga Florent (contact person)
Phone: (+243)995242663
floshakal@hotmail.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Kolwezi, Katanga, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Eph Likasi
Kalosa Tshinyama (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997122692
tshinyakalosa@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education in Likasi, Katanga, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Ephatha pour les sourds de Lubumbashi
Kalosa Tshinyama (contact person)
Phone: (+243)997122692
tshinyakalosa@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Katanga, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Ephahpatha pour sourds de Bukavu
Past Mukunda Kibonga (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994031818
Description:
Provides education to deaf students in Bukavu, Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Pignon des sourds de Bukavu
Selemani Mwanvua (contact person)
Phone: (+243)990564521
Description:
Provides deaf education in Bukavu, Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Beni
Alain Muhindo (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994097080
Description:
Provides deaf education in Nord Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Bunia
[Please inform CIPS if you are able to assist with contact information for this school.]
Description: Providing deaf education in Bunia, Province Orientale
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Butembo
Alain Muhino (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994097080
Description:
Provides deaf education in Butembo, Nord Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Eglise des sourds de Goma
Malira simweray (contact person)
Phone: (+243)993312642
Description:
Provides evangelization of deaf people in Goma, Nord Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Rutshuru
Agnes Nyiringabo (contact person)
Phone: (+243)993303543
Description:
Providing deaf education in Rutshuru, Nord Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole ephphatha pour les sourds (Nord Kivu)
John Gakuru (contact person)
Charmant Muta
Phone: (+243)810684211
(+243)853700241

gakujohn2003@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Nord Kivu/ Goma, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole Ephphatha pour les sourds des Nyankunde
Kabagambe bamutera
Phone: (+243)998765485
buniaschool@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education in Bunia Nyankunde, Province Orientale.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole la joie
Mukelenge wa Bafwa
Phone: (+ 243)814926568
upesc_ongd@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des Sourds-Muets d'Aru (ESMA)
Aru School for the Deaf (ESMA)

Ismael Byaruhanga (Directeur Exécutif/Executive Director)
Nord-Est de la RDCongo
North-Eastern DRCongo
P.O Box 1364, Arua/Uganda
Tel: +243 810 07 93 94
+243 99 339 7004
+256 782 287 208

aruschoolforthedeaf_esma@yahoo.com
http://www.workersforjesus.com/dfi/1032.htm
Description: ESMA is a Non governmental organization registered with the Government of the Republic and operates in the north-eastern DRC in the territory of Aru since 2004.

Ecole des sourds de Basoko
Père Martin (contact person)
Phone: (+243)998677891
Mkonings30@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides education in Basoko, Province Orientale DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Boma
Phone: (+243)810680252 
pindingangusimon@yahoo.fr
Description: Providing deaf education in Boma, Bas Congo, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Buta
Mbolighe (contact person)
Phone: (+243)810747181
Description:
Provides deaf education in Buta, Province Orientale, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds du centre Bethanie
Soeur Bambina (contact person)
Phone: (+243)993097404
bagumashabani@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Isiro
Keya Basamba (contact person)
Phone: (+243)994299427
evanelistkeya@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Isiro, Province Orientale, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourds de Moanda
Lulu (contact person)
Phone: (+243)810680252
Description:
Providing deaf education in Moanda, Bas Congo, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Ecole des sourd de Uvira Pililo Amani(contact person) Phone: (243) 993097404, (243) 812802126 directpililo@yahoo.fr
Description: Provides deaf education in Uvira, Sud Kivu, DR Congo.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Institut pour Sourds de Kinshasa ISMK
Daniel Kiyedi
Phone: (+243) 99 8508149
ismkin@yahoo.fr
Description: School for deaf providing education in primary and secondary levels
[info confirmed w/third parties]

Villages Bondeko (Kinshasa/DRC)
Malu Kanda
Phone: (+ 243)815007827
villagesbondeko@yahoo.fr
malu_vbcoord@yahoo.fr
Description: Villages Bondeko operates 16 centers in Kinshasa, including 14 centers for special education for deaf and mentally retarded students; one vocational center that teaches agriculture and breeding; and one training and practice center for teachers of deaf and mentally retarded students. About 50% of the children are deaf.
[info confirmed w/org and third party]

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