Justice Without Corruption, It’s Possible – I’m Committed

January 2017 | Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church, Kiely Barnard-Webster, Sandra Sjogren, and Noel Twagiramungu

This evaluation examined what elements of the Kuleta Haki pilot project have catalyzed change within participants and beyond, based on the project’s theory of change. It looked at whether the theory of change is proving valid, why this is so, and what needs to be altered to increase the likelihood of making a difference on corruption in the criminal justice system (CJS) in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Suggested Citation: Scharbatke-Church, Cheyanne, Kiely Barnard-Webster, Sandra Sjogren, and Noel Twagiramungu. “Justice without Corruption, it’s possible – I’m Committed” Final Report. Cambridge, MA: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, 2017.


The writing of this report was made possible through generous funding from the United States Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). We would like to offer a warm thank you to our colleagues and friends Longin Baranyizigiye and Patricia Mwela at the RCN J&D Lubumbashi office. Your patience, support and openness throughout the evaluation made this entire process possible. We extend our gratitude and appreciation! We also want to extend a sincere thank you to the network for being willing to critically reflect and constantly improve in their struggle for a justice system without corruption.

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Is ‘Strength in Numbers’ creating the ability to resist corruption? In this blog post, Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church, shares lessons learned and a few questions raised by the evaluation of Kuleta Haki; an anti-corruption ‘Network’ or dedicated community within the judiciary committed to fighting corruption.  What about the network has encouraged concrete action? and, why is greater resistance by the network not occurring?

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