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Democratic Republic of Congo

About our office

92, Av. des Musées Quartier Himbi
Goma
Democratic Republic of the Congo

From our base in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, we organise and deliver quality training and consultancy services. Our solid and experienced team is ready to help you build your staff or develop your organisation, in a context sensitive to conflict. We work all over the region, in both English and French.

Our regional office specialises in the capacity building of staff and organisations working in the humanitarian, development, and private contexts. Our team is committed to helping you and your colleagues become more effective (achieving your project and programme goals) and more efficient (using your resources wisely).

We strongly believe in a participative, experiential approach to all training, consultative, and facilitation processes. Adults learn best when reflecting on experience and drawing lessons they can apply in their daily practice.

Learning goes beyond the classroom. We apply the latest educational developments and offer practical blended learning, combining face-to-face events with e-learning, coaching, and real-life assignments.

We focus on being results-oriented, smart, and sustainable, so your programmes can succeed. Clients come to us for strategic planning, base-line or CAP studies, evaluations, facilitation, and other challenging assignments. Over the years we have served over 300 clients, ranging from local and international NGOs, UN and government bodies, to private sector clients. We are proud to be the implementing partner of several long-term capacity-building projects.

Partnerships have never been higher up the development agenda. Our courses train you to be a skilled partner, with a collaborative mindset.

Meet our experts

Claude Kimanda Kasilamo
Trainer - Consultant
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Michel Mitutso Tooto
Codirector DR Congo office
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Jean-Paul Shabani
Logistic Administrator / Trainer
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Danny Luc Muhindo
ICT & Trainer - Consultant
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Selemani Zéphirin
Codirector DR Congo office
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Albert Kibengo Sefu
Trainer - Consultant
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Olivier Munfano
Driver / Assistant -Logistician
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Safi Kalumbi Beatrice
Trainer - Consultant
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Augustin Halerimana
Trainer - Consultant
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Josee Mawazo
Accountant & Trainer - Consultant
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Marcellin Mufungizi
Course administrator
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Sylvie Ndibwami Baraka
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Assignments

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Enterprising Partner

The Ghana Innovation Hub

MDF set up the Ghana Innovation Hub in 2018, together with BlueSpace Africa and the Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU)

Enterprising Partner

Water for Virunga (W4V) Rwanda

MDF managed, with partners, a six-year project which improved the relations and reduced the conflicts between various stakeholders

Enterprising Partner

Boosting circular economy of Mombasa - Kenya

In partnership with Close the Gap and Crosswise Works, MDF developed a multi-year project with RVO funding

Enterprising Partner

Reforming agricultural TVET curricula in Kenya

MDF implemented a two-year intervention to develop new teaching modules, boost the quality of TVET teaching

Enterprising Partner

Online entrepreneurship courses at University of Benin

We co-created business courses on an online learning platform which users can access via a web browser or an Android app.

Enterprising Partner

Acceleration support for horticultural SMEs in Ghana

We designed and facilitated group workshops followed by individual coaching of each company

Enterprising Partner

Web-based market outreach for women-led MSMEs in Indonesia

We developed modules and trained trainers on how to create and manage an online business

Enterprising Partner

Set-up support for two incubation hubs in Malawi

We developed business plans jointly with the Lilongwe Technical College and Soche Technical College.

Custom Designed Training

Training to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in DRC

We applied a holistic approach to WASH training. It combined capacity building of actors at all levels and empowerment of local communities to lead.

Custom Designed Training

Co-creation of online trainings Cross Cultural People Management

MDF is providing technical assistance to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in updating Training of Trainers (ToT) activities

Custom Designed Training

Building leadership in an emerging country

We designed a management trajectory to make managers more aware of their personal style and of the different aspects of leading teams.

Organisation and People Management

Development of a monitoring framework for ILO

ILO in Sri Lanka approached MDF to develop a monitoring framework for the LEED+ project

Organisation and People Management

Revising the monitoring system of AgriProFocus

MDF facilitated a participatory process for results-based reporting, strengthening their M&E and designing an M&E protocol.

Organisation and People Management

Modernising land administration in Benin

This project contributes to determining the best methods to measure land, translate it in titles and maintain the records in a suitable database.

Organisation and People Management

Design and facilitation of learning events for VIA Water

MDF Training & Consultancy designed, facilitated and co-organised a series of Learning Tours in Nairobi, Kigali, Benin and Accra.

Organisation and People Management

Working with women peace activists towards a Theory of Change based strategy

MDF was approached by the Cairo-based women's organisation Karama to facilitate a Theory of Change workshop for its network of women peace activists.

Organisation and People Management

Bridging the Digital Gap

MDF with Close the Gap, CrossWise Works, Good Up and NITA is implementing a 3-year 1.5 million euro matching grant for a circular economy project.

Online training and facilitation

Co-creating a worldwide e-learning platform: Change the Game

Wild Geese Foundation requested MDF Training & Consultancy to help co-create their Change the Game Academy.

Evaluation

Evaluation services for the ILO SCORE programme

The ILO - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme continuously seeks MDF’s assistance to carry out meaningful evaluation research

Evaluation

End-evaluation of Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa

MDF performed an End of Phase evaluation of SUSTAIN-Africa.

Evaluation

Independent summative evaluation of the Global Partnership for Education  

MDF reviewed the overall performance of this multi-stakeholder partnership in such a way that it led to understandable, acceptable and actionable lessons.

Evaluation

Evaluations of innovating justice programmes - the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law

Between 2018 and 2022, MDF conducted three evaluations for the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL).

Evaluation

Tracer studies of the Kenya Youth Employment & Opportunities Project

The Kenya Youth Employment Opportunities Project (KYEOP) aims to improve the employability of Kenyan youths while also providing them with a way to earn money.

Evaluation

Realist evaluation of the Shiraka programme; government relations with the MENA region.

In 2022, we evaluated the Shiraka training programme and the government-to-government programme.