This year, CDC is working with Danielle Gram an undergraduate at Harvard College, studying Comparative Study of Religion, Sociology Harvard University. (Class of 2011)
Ms. Danielle Gram has developed an interest in Christian and witchcraft beliefs and practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
As part of her studies, she was looking to talk with recent immigrants to the U.S. from Congo about their experiences.
CDC was able to help her meet Congolese refugees and immigrants who were willing to participate in her study.
She conducted interviews and participants helped educate her about religious beliefs and practices in the Congo.
Louise Lamphere Beryl:
A current doctoral student at Columbia University in the Department of International & Tran cultural Studies interested in understanding refugees resettlement patterns and working to develop a project on early literacy of children from DRC, Rwanda , Burundi regions
MGH donate office furniture to CDC
MGH Chelsea Health care Center has given office furniture to the Congolese Development center. CDC would donate these items to families in need.
Thanks to MGH Chelsea.
Congolese Language School(CLS)
For the first time in USA , CDC is organizing courses in all four official Congolese Languages
For more information please contact Pasteur Nicolas Muteba and Eric Kamba
781-593-0100- Extension :11
Open house : 12-17-2009
workshop on Refugee Oral Health(Dental Decay)
CDC Organizes a workshop on Refugee Oral Health(Dental Decay)
THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR: Refugee, Asylees and parolees
RSVP to Priscilla or Viviane at 781-599-3317 X 11
TIME: 2:00 pm-3:30pm
WHERE: St Mary church, 8 South Common Lynn MA 01902
Building Refugee and Immigrant Degrees for Graduate Education(BRIDGE) at BU
The BRIDGE Program increases access for refugees
and immigrants to graduate social work education and
highly skilled positions in the health and human
services sector. A primary goal is to increase the
number of social workers serving culturally and
linguistically diverse newcomer populations. Open the full text
The Congolese Development Center (C-DC)
is a nonprofit, community-based organization to respond to the needs of the growing Congolese community.
The CDC Inc serves newcomers from diverse cultural backgrounds from many parts of the world, as well.
The CDC hopes to work both locally and nationally.
Locally, the CD-C's programs will seek to respond to the needs of newcomers to the USA.
At the national level, it will strive to increase the awareness of refugees and immigrants on African issues. The CDC will bring an African perspective to issues that affect African refugees here and in Africa.
The CDC Inc works with both the private and public sectors, networking with other NGOs, universities, the United Nations, and various African governments.