CAR Renaissance Foundation

Yves Kongolo


Yves Kongolo is a naturalized citizen from Central African Republic (CAR) who lived in Noblesville, Indiana for 10 years where he bought his home. Yves has been a Branch BusinessBanker with a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Scotland for 7 years in Indiana.

Since 2007, Yves founded an international not-for-profit organization, Central African Renaissance Foundation, with 501(c) 3 status granted by the US Internal Revenue Service.

Yves joined the United States Army and served as an All Source Intelligence Specialist and Security Manager.

After his parents passed away, Yves was designated to run the family’s estate in CAR.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Studies from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis; and a Master of Arts in International Relations and Conflict Resolution from American Military University.

His bi-cultural, international background and affinity for international affairs has led him to write a proposal titled A Proposal for Partnership and Socio-Economic Development in Central Africa.

Now Yves is finishing From Horror to Hope, his second strategy proposal to find a solution to the crisis in CAR.

Mission Statement

C.A.R Renaissance Foundation has for mission to fight poverty and provide hope and much needed resources to C.A.R's most vulnerable and at risk population: children, women and unemployed young men. Our effort is focused on prevention and emergency relief responses. We aim to provide efficient and sustainable short and long term solutions through our Education & Training, Health & Child Care, and Emergency Relief Programs.