Eric Mulumba on Poverty in Africa – Interview

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JAN/FEB 2011 Issue

Eric Mulumba Zozo is a brilliant Congolese economist trained in prestigious universities in Europe, America and Africa.
After earning his Bachelor degree in economics at the University of Kinshasa (UNIKIN) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eric Mulumba Zozo excelled throughout his graduate studies at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and at the Free University of Brussels (ULB) in Belgium, as well as at Tulane University and University of Dallas in the United States of America.
He is currently the CEO of the nonprofit organization Aid for Well Being, which is established in Europe, America and Africa. He is also the director and consultant of several European, American and African institutions. He is married and the father of four children.

According to UNICEF, a child in Africa dies every three seconds from AIDS and extreme poverty, often before their fifth birthday.

[PERSONAL] AM: Where are you from originally?
Eric I am from the Democratic Republic of Congo in Central Africa.

AM: What is your family situation?
Eric: I am married, father of 4 children. I have three boys and a girl.

AM: Who is your role model?
Eric: My Model is a person who impacted our societies in an impressive way by teachings and values that he conveyed such as love, sharing, courage, respect and work. Historians around the world agree and recognize that his work has touched and positively influenced the evolution of humanity as no other work. I am talking about Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Many people such as Henry Durant, the founder of the Red Cross, Martin Luther King, Blaise Pascal and Mother Theresa who took him as a model also has significantly influence the course of history