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Former Senior Implementation Director, ACCELERE! Fred Kasongo

Fred Kasongo was the senior implementation director on the ACCELERE! project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is a humanitarian and development professional with over 25 years of experience in project management, including design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.

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3 Questions with Fred Kasongo on Expanding Early Grade Literacy in Crisis-Affected Communities

1) Why do you think it is important to expand activities to Beni and Butembo? As a Congolese citizen, I’m aware of the challenges in various parts of my country, and in particular, in Beni and Butembo in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Approximately 1 million inhabitants of these cities face heightened insecurity from…