About CIYOTA

CIYOTA has created several chapters in communities across Uganda and the DRC where people in the community have risen up to build their own schools, develop innovative education programs, and united people of all tribes and backgrounds along the common vision of developing their communities together.  In doing so, a new generation is being raised who share the values of love, peace, and unity and the vision of a peaceful and prosperous DRC. 

Our Model

In everything we do, a sense of responsibility for community development is fostered, and COBURWAS leaders strive to empower every individual they touch to be a problem-solving, visionary leader for change. Members at local, national and international levels share the principle of developing a united, self-sustained community starting from zero to what great leaders, entrepreneurs have never imagined.

The Tri-fold approach coupled with emphasis on strong sense of ownership for the community by the community and passion for Pan-Africa. We understands that to create great leadership & entrepreneurs without character can be detrimental, but also teaching character without leadership & entrepreneurship would leave the current and next generation of leaders unprepared to face the responsibilities and opportunities to make the Africa a better place.

Our Impact so far

Innovative education:

Inspired over 10,000 Change makers and educated over 1000 youth from different tribes in youth centers and schools we have created.

Social leadership:

Empowered 200 children in our primary school, 600 catalyst social leaders in hostels and 200 task force youth from different tribes in Eastern DRC, working with the government to unite over 1 million youth from 50 different tribes. United the most conflicting tribes like Hutus and Tutsis to work, live and share in Hostels

Non-violent change:

CIYOTA encourages non-violent social change by uniting the tribes through holistic community development programs that spur economic growth and restore dignity, such as microfinance and organizing women victim to physical and sexual violence in the DRC. United over 1000 women in Uganda and Eastern DRC impacting over 5,000 members from different tribes.


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Your involvement is essential to the success of our organization. No matter where you live, what your skills are, or how much time you have to give, CIYOTA will provide you with an opportunity to make a tangible difference. Read More on Getting Involved.

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