Association des Jeunes pour le Developpement Integre-Kalundu (Ajedi-Ka)



Democratic Republic of Congo


Association des Jeunes pour le Developpement Integre-Kalundu (Ajedi-Ka)

Founded in 1998, Ajedi-Ka works with children affected by armed conflict, especially child soldiers. The organization’s activities include prevention of child soldiers' recruitment, monitoring and reporting on child rights violations, assisting children without access to social infrastructures, and working with children affected by HIV/AIDS.


Child Soldier Reintegration

Purpose: To prevent the recruitment of children into armed conflict by advocating for the application of child protection laws; to reintegrate former child soldiers through family reunification and vocational training; to offer medical and psychosocial care to girl survivors of sexual violence; and to provide administrative support to three youth-led groups and child protection committees.

Project Grant Amount $70,000
Total Grants Received $314,600
Years Supported 8
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Adolescent girls, Youth