Congo Week 2024

About Us

The Friends of the Congo (FOTC) is a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. The FOTC was established in 2004 to work in partnership with Congolese to bring about peaceful and lasting change in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), formerly Zaire.

Raise the consciousness of the world community on the challenge of the Congo and support Congolese institutions in bringing about a peaceful and lasting change.

A peaceful and prosperous Congo wherein Congolese are able to fulfill their enormous human and natural potential.

Become A Friend of the Congo
BREAK the silence
STOP the pillaging
DEFEND the women and children
PROTECT the environment
SUPPORT the people

For more information about Friends of the Congo, please visit our website, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 202-584-6512.