In case you didn’t hear, there is an Ebola outbreak in DRC. Vanga is about 250 miles directly south of the outbreak. We have no suspected cases at this time.
The Rice’s vision is to train the next generation of Congolese doctors and nurses in Christ-centered, whole-person care, empowering them to use the limited resources available to restore life and health across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
This project offsets the high cost of shipping needed supplies to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
This project provides medications, hospital supplies and training for nurses for the 13 hospitals that are part of the Congolese Baptist Community.
Over the past 12 months the ACDI Lusekele extension program has revived its agricultural extension and seed production programs. In farm tests of new improved peanut varieties, the newest addition to the national seed catalogue, Lusekele-2 peanuts, produced 3 times more than favorite local varieties. ACDI Lusekele has set its sights on rebuilding regional stocks of peanuts and black-eyed peas – two important keys to alleviating hunger and poverty in the Bandundu region.