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MOSQUITO NETS DISTRIBUTION

MOSQUITO NETS DISTRIBUTION

Malaria is one of the killer diseases in Africa and DRC.705 of the children we receive in Luvungi Hospital are suffering from malaria Its so bad because if a child goes for days without proper treatment it results to anaemia and most children lose lives. It also leads to cerebral malaria and the children can die and ...

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YOUTH AND SPORT ACTIVITIES

YOUTH AND SPORT ACTIVITIES

Higher percentage of population in DRC is the youths and during war they were used even in the army as child soldiers by rebels and they were badly treated. Most of them were traumatised and had lost hope. In helping them come back to normal life, MHCD started sports activities for them that involves other youths from ...

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NUTRITIONNEL CENTRE

NUTRITIONNEL CENTRE

Because of several wars and insecurity that happened in DRC,many women were left widows and children were orphaned. One of the consequences was poor health hence many children suffering from malnutrition and if there is no medical care and food their lives are lost. In helping the children, we opened a nutritional ...

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BABY ORPHANAGE

BABY ORPHANAGE

This program is involved with helping orphaned children with no support. We started this program when a mentally handicapped woman one day came to deliver at the Hospital, she didn’t know the father and she had remained in the forest till the pregnancy came to term. Some women who were coming from their farmlands one ...

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INFRASTRUCTURE

INFRASTRUCTURE

Most villages in Uvira District do not have any good roads, bridges or electricity and this caused backward development. In helping to improve life standards of people in Uvira District especially villages, we constructed a hospital and a micro hydropower station in Luvungi village, school in Kahororo village, ...

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IMPACT RADIO AND TELEVISION

IMPACT RADIO AND TELEVISION

This is under the MHCDs media program. Before this forms of media, sensitizing the community was very difficult. We had to walk in villages more than 100kms sensitizing the communities on immunization,epilepsy,malaria prevention, peace and reconciliation and this cost us a lot of money and time and it was difficult to ...

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MICRO-FINANCING AND SMALL BUSINESSES

MICRO-FINANCING AND SMALL BUSINESSES

This program involves itself with poverty reduction and women empowerment especially vulnerable women who have gone through so many difficulties in life and have no support whatsoever. We give them each USD20 to USD100 that helps them carry out small businesses like selling bread, vegetables, fruits, fish, clothes, ...

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BIRTHING KITS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE

BIRTHING KITS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE

This is run in collaboration with the Birthing Kits Foundation Australia. Its involved with the distribution of birthing kits, training of traditional midwives and traditional birth attendants, Training of trainers program who then go to the villages to educate the traditional midwives and community health workers and ...

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AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURE

80% of the Uvira Districts population practice subsistence farming due to lack of training and support. This makes most of them continue in poverty life and lack funds for basic medical care. Because of insecurity, most are also afraid to farm and this contributes to the high rates of poverty and malnutrition. We ...

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EDUCATION

EDUCATION

As a result of war, many children were left orphans in DRC and could not afford education. In DRC, Nursery school, primary and secondary educations are all payable. Again, most people live below the poverty line meaning most children are cut out of education or schooling. In helping the children, MHCD started a ...

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COMPUTER FOR LIFE PROJECT:

COMPUTER FOR LIFE PROJECT:

Education is one of the activities that MHCD gets involved with amongst the youths.As you know,education is the key to life.Computer for life is a youth project teaching them about computers and information technology.We educate the youths who have completed secondary schools and were not lucky enough to attend higher ...

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LUVUNGI EDUCATIONAL FUND

LUVUNGI EDUCATIONAL FUND

A wise man once said instead of giving me fish to eat,teach me how to fish and when I know I will be eating fish everyday .On the basis of the above,we at MHCD Mission in Health Care and Development , Democratic Republic of Congo have come up with the education fund for the sake of equipping vulnerable women ,orphan ...

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M.H.C.D. GREAT LAKE MIDWIFERY SCHOOL

M.H.C.D. GREAT LAKE MIDWIFERY SCHOOL

  The idea of starting up this school came from students of the midwifery training of trainers program (Birthing kit training program). After enjoying the topics they learnt and on seeing how they were able to reduce infant mortality rates in their villages through trainings and birthing kits distribution, ...

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City Of Hope Childrens Home

City Of Hope Childrens Home

Democratic Republic of Congo is a country located in central Africa. The capital city is called Kinshasa, It is the second largest country in Africa after Algeria. It has more than 70 million people.Uvira district is one of the districts of D.R.Congo and it is located in South Kivu Province in the East of ...

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