Heartland Alliance International - Democratic Republic of the Congo


Volunteer Opportunities: Yes


In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Heartland Alliance International programs operate in both comprehensive health and social justice to empower the lives and improve the livelihoods of vulnerable individuals. Projects are as follows: Rights Initiative to Enhance Worker Rights in the Kivus (RITEWORK), Mental Health Services in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Sikia Program: Capacity Building for Mental Health Providers Serving Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.


Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations—particularly the poor, the isolated and the displaced—through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society. 

  • Contact Information:
  • Uvira, South Kivu
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Active In: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Forms of Abolition:
  • Awareness, Aftercare, Empowerment
  • Forms of Slavery:
  • Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, Child Labor, Forced Marriage