The assistance programme in the country started in 2008, and was implemented in the three provinces of eastern DRC (Ituri, North and South Kivu). The assistance programme developed throughout several phases that were implemented by various local and in-ternational organizations and reached more than 230,000 beneficiaries. The Trust Fund has finalized the procurement pro-cess for the launch of a five-year new cycle of the assistance mandate programme in the DRC, with eleven new organisation being identified.
Since 2008, the Trust Fund has been providing support to survivors of the conflict in northern Uganda through 16 projects implemented by local and international partners. The Trust Fund is currently active in 22 districts and has rehabilitated more than 200,000 people over the past ten years.