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CEFADES: An Impact Evaluation of a Vocational Rehabilitation Program for At-Risk Youth in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo


Zike Chen, Gavin Finnegan, David Hobson, Diego Pinzon and Gabriel Vander Hey

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In 2013, a group of graduate students at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service were approached to design and implement a survey to gauge the effectiveness of a youth employment program in the eastern reaches of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Together with ConDev Program Coordinator Gavin Finnegan, the students implemented the program in North Kivu, ultimately compiling their results into this report.


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