Support the Regional Movement to Protect Indigenous Batwa / Bambuti Survival and Rights

You can support the local actions and global movement for the survival and rights of the indigenous Batwa / Bambuti people in a number of ways. We will add information to this page as international calls for support are issued.

 

(1) Donations are urgently needed for the following:

  • travel (vehicles, gasoline) to reach remote communities
  • communications platforms including mobile phones (and call time) and laptops
  • support for full-time organizers, investigators and advocates
  • travel to international meetings (African Union; United Nations) to demand policy changes and request assistance
  • preparing reports to document situation
  • reaching out to international news media with stories of what is happening
  • developing regional and international awareness and campaigns 
  • promoting and engaging in local and regional conflict resolution

If you can make a donation, please sign up (below) and check the donation box, then proceed to the link provided. Thank you so much!

 

(2) We are preparing an international campaign to direct attention to the dire situation faced by the indigenous Batwa / Bambuti people. Please sign up (below) for notifications, so you can be asked to help contact governmental representatives and intergovernmental agencies, to help translate documents between French (or Swahili) and English, and to send press releases to your local news media, asking them to cover this issue. 

 

(3) We are considering ways to put public pressure on the United Nations to meet its peace-keeping obligations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Please sign up (below) for notifications, so you can be asked for specific help once these are developed.

 

(4) We are exploring legal challenges to block financial interests who engage in or provide incentives for resource grabs from the indigenous Batwa / Bambuti people. Please sign up (below) for notifications, so you can be asked for specific help once these are developed.

 

SIGN UP FOR NOTIFICATIONS

Go to this link to sign up for notifications, to get involved, and/or to make a donation now: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdkG06pb8hPDkOs0Bh_bDHECsqh2Tku3qtzLzMy6CoiztbDZQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Thank you! We are very glad to have you join with us!

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact us at info@initiativeforequality.org