United Methodist Committee on Relief

Samuteb Memorial Hospital in Kapanga

Samuteb Memorial Hospital in Kapanga

Advance #00596A

#00596A - Providing quality medications, equipment and training to improve health conditions in Kapanga

Annual Goal:$15,000.00
Location: Congo, (Democratic Republic) Africa
Partner:The UMC, Southern Congo Annual Conference

Describe the need affecting the community.

? As the costs of living are very low, many people do not have the means to attend the hospital. The drop in prices of minerals also feels Kapanga. Many people are not able to pay fees to the hospital.

How will this Advance project help to address the need?

? Our mission is to seek the well-being and update care Kapanga population and its surroundings. Our services include medical, surgical and preventive treatment. The general reference hospital Samuteb Memorial to Kapanga is the largest employer in this place.

Describe the primary goal of the project.

? Ensure quality curative care to the population of Kapanga. ? Being able to ensure the surgical care to patients who need ? improving Gynecologic-obstetric and neonatal in order to reduce maternal and infant mortality

Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.

Our vision is to optimise support for patients at different levels. We aim to improve the living conditions of officers and to provide a good working environment. We are fighting for the eradication of certain diseases such as malaria, typhoid fever, tuberculosis and HIV.

Budget and Financial Information


Annual Advance Financial Goal
Local Financial Support
Swissotel (Swiss Mission Board)
Health Board / Imagine No. Malaria


Equipment, utilities
Maintenance, administration, transportation
Human resources

Missionary Serving this Project

Roman F. Hofer
Rukang Chikomb

Project Contact

Dr. Faby Kaumb
+ 243 81 072 62 90

Global Ministries Contact

Tatenda Mujeni
(404) 460-7604