The association ‘Amis du Kivu’ is an NGO founded in 2004.
Mission: to combat poverty among rural people by boosting agriculture and livestock breeding; ensuring food security by improving food crop production in Kivu.
Main activities: enhancing the capacity of producers in Sud-Kivu in the production of crops, their processing and distribution; studies and research on innovative production techniques; raising awareness of environmental issues; support for the development of producers.
Results: increases in the volume of crops produced; development of cooperatives; reforestation of hillsides.
Amis du Kivu and SOS Faim: in partnership since 2006. SOS Faim’s support is intended to enhance the capacity of rural organisations and support agricultural production.