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Cablegate: Drc Dhrf Ii Annual Status Report Fy07

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DE RUEHKI #1233 3031448
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R 301448Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY KINSHASA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 7056

UNCLAS KINSHASA 001233

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/RA
AFR/SD/DG DHRF COORDINATOR LINDA MUNCY

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PHUM KDEM CG

SUBJECT: DRC DHRF II ANNUAL STATUS REPORT FY07


Part A - Prior Fiscal Year Funds
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1. Embassy Kinshasa is pleased to report that all Democracy and
Human Rights projects funds prior to FY06 have been liquidated and
activities closed.

2. All project funds for FY06 have been liquidated and activities
closed.

DHRF No Amt Obligated Unliquidated balance
------- ------------- --------------------
DHRF 06-660-01 $14,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-02 $10,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-03 $10,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-04 $10,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-05 $12,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-06 $ 9,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-07 $ 7,000 $0
DHRF 06-660-08 $ 8,000 $0

Part B - Current Fiscal Year (FY 2007) Funds
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3. All FY07 funds were obligated October 23. Post is awaiting
pro-formas from grantees.

DHRF No: Amt Obligated: Unliquidated balance:
-------- -------------- --------------------
DHRF 07-660-01 $10,000 $10,000
DHRF 07-660-02 $10,000 $10,000
DHRF 07-660-03 $11,500 $11,500
DHRF 07-660-04 $ 8,000 $ 8,000
DHRF 07-660-05 $ 2,500 $ 2,500
DHRF 07-660-06 $ 9,000 $ 9,000
DHRF 07-660-07 $10,000 $10,000
DHRF 07-660-08 $ 9,000 $ 9,000

Part C - Success Stories
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4. DHRF-06-660-01: Justice et Paix (Justice and Peace), Isiro,
Wamba. $14,000
Justice et Paix created a reading, writing and counting textbook in
four local languages and French that taught human rights,
self-reliance, advantageous behaviors, dignity of the individual,
the central position and responsibility of women in the family, and
children's rights.. It calls this approach "Alphabtisation
conscientisante" (Empowerment Literacy). DHRF funds paid for
printing 4,000 copies in Tshiluba and Kikongo. The textbook are
being used throughout the country.

5. DHRF-06-660-06: S.O.S. SIDA. Bukavu,South Kivu. $9,000
S.O.S. SIDA helps victims of sexual violence obtain material,
medical and psychological assistance. This project distributed
hoes, spades, corn seed, and bean seeds to provide 291 women victims
a livelihood in agriculture. It also trained 87 of them in human
rights and leadership to enable them to help other women in turn.
DHRF funds paid for the agricultural tools and seeds, and for
two-day workshops in three locations.

BROCK

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