Supporting education interventions in emergency situations in the DRC

  • F Funding Initiative/Portfolio

I Inactive

Key Information

The program seeks to ensure access and maintenance in quality inclusive education in a safe and protective environment with a gender-sensitive approach and the humanitarian-development-peace nexus for 217,800 girls and boys aged 6-17 in the most affected provinces by the crises in the DRC.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Sub-Saharan Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Government Affiliation

Government-affiliated program


2020 - 2022


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation

Ministère de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Technique (MEPST)

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion
  • Secondary Enrollment


  • School facilities
  • Teacher training

Cross-cutting areas

  • Emergencies and protracted crises
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Nutrition
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys in school, Girls in school, Youth


6 - 17

School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top


  • Increased availability of learning materials

Facilities construction/improvement

  • Construction/improvement of classrooms


  • School feeding

Menstrual hygiene management

  • Sanitary product distribution


  • Coordinated Action
  • Other activities to address/end violence (not captured above)


  • In-service teacher training – pedagogy general
  • Pre-service teacher training – gender-responsive pedagogy

Water and sanitation

  • Construction/improvement of toilets (combined use)

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Gender parity and non-discrimination are promoted at all subjects/education levels
  • Increased enrolment in primary school
  • Increased primary school completion
  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased school enrolment (general)
  • Increased secondary school completion
  • Increased secondary school enrolment

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved health - other
  • Improved mental health
  • Reduced school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV)