Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Led by Aimable Manirakize Students for Liberty Burundi set up the first SFL chapter in the DRC in 2016 and in 2017 they visited the 6 towns where there are university chapters spending a total of 15 days and holding seminars and discussions and ending with a quiz contest between teams in each university.

A total of 428 students were involved from the Free University of Uvira and Great Lakes: 57: Bukavu Catholic University, NYAMIRAMBO Campus: 97:  Bukavu Catholic University, Kahral Campus: 63:   University of Goma / ISRD: 93:  University of the Polytechnic Medical Institute: 47:  National University of Marathan: 71

The questions are based on the Foundations of a Free Society where the rubrics of the questions revolve around the different texts that frame with the subject of competition such as free market economy, limited state, private property, Government must withdraw from the economy, state-run human services, What advantages result from the activity of circulation of money and goods, etc. Whenever there was an internal or inter-university competition, there were about a hundred questions on the general knowledge questions taken from the CDs with the various texts of Adam Smith, Hayek Friedrich, Bastiat Fréderic, etc. And general knowledge questions related to the benefits of ideas for a free society in order to eradicate the barriers of prosperity and peace in our region. Everyone gets their own mini library on CD in French with around 100 classical liberal texts on it.

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