2017 Outstanding Youth Peaceworker
Year of Birth: 1992
Place of Birth: Lubumbashi, RDC
Year granted award: 2017
Award Category: Outstanding Youth Peaceworker
Work Title: Coordinator at Elembo Plus
Franck Katshunga is the founder of Peace Education, Elembo+. Elembo+ focuses on maintaining unity and peace between Congolese, Africans and all the people of the world. They work through education and leadership training.
This association has a network of over 3,000 young people across the country and 50 active volunteers. They collect funds to help children by paying their school fees and by giving them school supplies. Elembo + organizes various cultural activities to raise awareness of love and peace.