Ann & Bill Clemmer
Ann & Bill Clemmer

[world map] Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo push-pin Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Ann and Bill Clemmer reside in the town of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo-Rwanda border. They work with IM partners Heal Africa and IMA World Health. Bill regularly travels to Beni, where he leads an international team of doctors, nurses and technical personnel responding to the current Ebola crisis, the largest in Congo’s history. Ann serves in Goma with Congolese colleagues in responding to the numerous needs, including counseling, nutrition and educating orphans, refugees and other vulnerable children who are affected by the ongoing conflict and poverty in this part of the world.
Projects, Journals & News
| Tension, Violence, and Perplexity in the Ebola Hot Zone

Now in the 11th month of Congo’s largest and deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history, the virus is threatening to cross international borders into South Sudan and Uganda. Bill Clemmer, who has been serving in the midst of this outbreak since mid-October 2018, discusses the issues which are fueling this deadly disease …and why it may take more than ‘medicine and might’ to bring Ebola in this sector of the Congo under control.

| If You Build It, They Will Come!
| Storms in the Congo

Daily storms… The Congolese people have faced, and continue to face terrible storms in their lives: hunger, poverty, horrific atrocities from the multiple militia groups, unemployment, volcanic eruptions, and the newest adversity, a virulent outbreak of the Ebola virus, already the largest and deadliest in Congo’s history.

| Military Fatigues and Ebola Suits

Overcoming the current Ebola outbreak in northeast Congo will require more than technical acumen and money.

| A “Nobel Prize” for a Humble Servant

Honoring Dr. Mukwege

| Now We Are Rich!

Putting it all into perspective