DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

 

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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.