Congo Freedom Alliance (CFA) "Humanitarian Pro-Democracy Solutions" is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit social welfare think-tank created among University of Texas students and political science faculty. It engages in international community service to aid in solving problems for Congolese, which will benefit not only them, but also the entire African continent and the world that is and has been expending extraordinary human and financial resources since the 1960s dealing with Africa Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) problems.
CFA advances democracy for a better future. We collaborate with civil society, public institutions and the private sector to build resilient democracies that deliver for everyone. As the global leader in the promotion and protection of democracy, our technical assistance and applied research develops trusted electoral bodies capable of conducting credible elections; effective and accountable governing institutions; civic and political processes in which all people can safely and equally participate; and innovative ways in which technology and data can positively serve elections and democracy.
CFA's vision is both simple and incredibly complex for a better future Democracy: We exist to help political policymakers make decisions that are based on the best available information. This may not sound much different from the goals of other policy research institutions. But the difference is in the details. At CFA, our results are fueled by the best data, the strongest methods, and the brightest minds.
We believe in the power of people.
We develop individual, institutional and collaborative capacities to strengthen democracy.
We pursue excellence and innovation.
We learn and adapt to best serve the people and principles we support.
We embody diversity, equality and opportunity.
We build inclusive relationships based on trust and mutual respect.
We are here to advance democracy's promise. Every day, we choose the path that furthers our vision and exemplifies our values. We apply thoughtful, rigorous solutions to complex problems.
We take informed risks and view setbacks as opportunities for reflection and growth. Our people drive CFA and prize inclusion, trust and accountability. We conduct our work with integrity. We are CFA.