Month: June 2009

Hospital Photos

Grounds   Programs – Prevention, Care and Treatment   Malaria Program (mosquito nets distribution, research for a new vaccine, education, early testing in villages, preventative care for pregnant mothers, care)   TB program (testing, care, ward, prevention, education, research and methods for follow up)   HIV/AIDS Clinic (testing, consultations, support, community education, home based care …

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SUPPORT FINANCIALLY OR WITH SWEAT EQUITY MBA has identified a number of renovation projects that groups can get involved with financially or with “Sweat Equity”. A comprehensive report was compiled with the help our our partners Friends of MBA Zambia in UK although it is very much a living list. Contact us for information on …

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MBA partners - Photo Copyright Matt Roe 2008

Mpongwe’s Charm

Visitors to Mpongwe comment on the warmth of the people. As you walk in the marketplace or into the surrounding savannah, volunteers will be greeted with handshakes and phrases of honor and warmth. The people of Mpongwe will gladly engage you in conversation and are intent on pleasing you. What else can you expect of a …

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Mpongwe Mission Hospital Fee restrictions

Financial Situation

CURRENT SITUATION URGENT FUNDING CONCERN Funding from the Zambian government has been reduced due to cut backs of international grants that they used to fund health care in our district. This leaves us in an acute financial situation again, concerned about how we are will meet our costs for the coming month.  The funding we …

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NeoNatal Ward VSA project NUI Galway 2009

Project Photos

Projects we celebrate! Highlights from recent projects. Click on photos to enlarge and to see all of them as a slide show. See also VIDEOS from our projects. 2009 Projects! 2009 New Neonatal Ward at Mpongwe Mission Hospital – NUI Galway Engineering Students      Refurbishment of Hospital facilities, tiling of showers and toilets Construction of waiting …

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Volunteer Overview

We are developing. Please consider joining us in our journey! A variety of ways to Get InvolvedCurrent Volunteer Opportunities Preparing for your Visit Housing Guest Houses Practical information for first time visitors List of suggested items to pack Ways we need your help After Your Visit LEARN – Read to prepare: Where we work Mpongwe’s Charm,  Challenges in the community we …

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Youth Wing

Youth Wing’s vision is to empower ourselves through Self Sustaining Skills Training, Agriculture Activities, Video Production, Pastoral Training and HIV/AIDS Campaigns. Youth Wing uses a variety of activities and faces a number of challenges.