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Senior Implementation Director, ACCELERE! Fred Kasongo

Fred Kasongo is a humanitarian and development professional with over 25 years of experience in project management, including design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. Throughout his career he has also supported grants and budget management, strategic planning, and provided leadership to various projects. Currently, he is the senior implementation director on the ACCELERE! project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Prior to joining Chemonics, Fred spent most of his career with World Vision supporting grassroots capacity building and programming at the regional and national levels. He has working knowledge on programming areas such as education and youth, health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, water and sanitation, gender, food and livelihood security, protection, and advocacy. Fred holds a M.B.A. from the University of Liverpool in England.

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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…