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Why donate? 

Your donation has the power to change the lives of women and children in the Congo today. Without the generosity of people like you, Ibutwa would not exist. You can help us by making a financial contribution to our program.
How to Donate

The Vermont Ibutwa Initiative is a nonprofit corporation that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donations to Ibutwa are tax deductible. It is your contributions that keep us going. Here are some ways to make a contribution today.


We provide medical services, counseling, training and financial aid for sustainable livelihoods, tuition, uniforms, and school supplies. Your donations go directly to our operations.

$50 = school supplies for two children

$100 = one child's school tuition

$250 = medication for children

$500 = medication for adult participants

$1,000 = costs for special cases, like surgery


Your gift in support of Ibutwa's work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will make a difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and women in the world. 

  • $50 - will help provide materials for VIBI's sewing worship for women

  • $75 - will help purchase seeds and tools VIBI's agricultural program for women

  • $150 - will provide tuition, uniform, and school supplies for one child

  • $200 - will support VIBI's training and community support programs for women

  • $300 - funds phone communication between VT and DR Congo for three months

  • $500 - will help fund the cost of medical care for women and children 

  • $1,000 - will help VIBI initiate and support multiple sustainable livelihood projects 

  • $2500 - will fund a month of VIBI's medical, community support, and sustainable livelihood mission

All donations are needed and appreciated. Thank you!


All online donations are 100% secured by PayPal.


Subscribe to a monthly, quarterly, or annual donation. Donations to Ibutwa are tax-deductible. 

All donations via check should be made payable to "The Vermont Ibutwa Initiative".

Donations and gifts can be sent to:

The Vermont Ibutwa Initiative

38 South Winooski Avenue

Burlington, VT 05401

For more information call
(802) 324-8936

Ibutwa is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 501(c)(3).

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