DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Nursing School Training and Development for Teachers
Local Partner: Congolese Center for Culture, Training and Development CECFOR
Recipients: 150 students and 95 nurses.
Harambee’s Contribution: € 40,000
Description: The Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences in Kinshasa has offered qualified professional training in the nursing sector since 1997, in a country where the lack of infrastructure and qualified personnel limit access to medical treatment, especially for mothers and children.
Activity: The objective of this project is to help improve the professional training of the nursing staff, by offering study courses and training.
Scholarship for Nursing students
Local Partner: Monkole Hospital
Recipients: 10 Nursing students
Harambee’s Contribution: USD 56,000 covering 4 years
Description: Monkole Hospital in Kinshasa, DR Congo is home to the Nursing School, Institut Supérieur en Science Infirmières. Harambee USA Foundation Nursing Scholarship Program helps subsidize the four-year Bachelor’s degree education of at least 10 nursing students beginning in 2018-2019 school year.
Activity: The objective is to help aspiring nursing students who cannot afford to pay for their tuition. The scholarship covers 75% of the full tuition per year.