Who We Are

WHO WE ARE

The WAZA ALLIANCE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION is a 501c(3) public charity, not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-sectarian organization. The organization is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It was established in 2007 by a group of interested individuals, including Faustin Ntala, a professional educator who is a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Visualize yourself living on an annual income of $360. Would you send your child to school if it cost $25 a month? This is the question millions of parents in the Democratic Republic of Congo face. As a result of extreme poverty in the DRC, only one out of three adult individuals can read. A lack of quality education in the DRC is the underlying issue Waza exists to address!

"Would you send your child to school if it cost $25 a month? This is the question millions of parents in the Democratic Republic of Congo face. "

Our Mission

The Waza Alliance for Quality Education is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by improving the quality of their education.

Our Vision

Access to a quality education is the key to greatly enhancing the quality of life for children living in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2007, the Waza Alliance for Quality Education (Waza Alliance) set out on a vision to ensure that quality education be available to every child in sub-Saharan Africa, beginning with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, so that he/she has the opportunity to reach his or her potential.