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Without Fear or Boundary in the DRC

Each year, 22,000 women die from complications in pregnancy and childbirth in the DRC. Millions lack the services they need to protect their health and future. And over 90% of married women ages 15-49 aren’t using a modern method of contraception.

Pathfinder believes all Congolese people should have the ability to prevent unintended pregnancy, survive childbirth, and live free from violence. We’re making sure they can. Reaching nearly 1 million people and counting, see how our programs deliver the knowledge and sexual and reproductive health care people need and deserve.


What We Do in the DRC

  • Strengthen health centers and community health workers so contraception is available everywhere it’s needed
  • Make sure a full range of contraceptive methods are always available, so people of all ages can choose the option that’s best for them
  • Train health providers to deliver the services young people need and deserve, including postabortion care that can save their lives
  • Partner with communities, including men, religious leaders, and other decision makers, to tackle the root causes of gender inequality so women and men, girls and boys have equal opportunities
  • Build a strong local response to sexual and gender-based violence so survivors get the help they need without delay

Discover Our Projects

Evidence to Action Project

In more than 10 countries around the...
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Droit en Santé Sexuel et Reproductive—Ado & Jeunes

Nearly 30% of women in the DRC have...

Access to Primary Health Care

Each year, 22,000 women die from...

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Meet Our Staff

Béatrice Nday wa Mbayo

Project Manager

Marie-Claude Mbuyi

Senior Technical Advisor

Aben Ngay

Senior Country Director

Together, we can ensure a path forward for all.