DR Congo, Education

Universities work for a life in dignity

Number: 197.1004

The Congo Protestant University (Université Protestante au Congo, UPC) in Kinshasa is a state-recognised private university open to students of all confessions. The focus of support for Mission 21 lies in the Faculty of Theology. Mission 21 makes an annual contribution to the library. In addition, talented students from financially weak families from various faculties receive a contribution towards tuition fees. An additional financial contribution goes to the salaries of lecturers in the theological faculty, which helps to combat corruption. 

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• Mission is contributing towards the renewal, expansion and updating of the library's stock of books.

• The Fund pays contributions towards course fees for gifted students in all faculties who come from families with insufficient financial resources. This fund is managed independently by the University.

A contribution is also made towards the salaries of teaching staff in the Theological Faculty.

• Through contributions to the participants of international conferences, lecturers can further develop their skills.