Medical Mission Trip (2021)

In 2021, Leja Bulela, in partnership with Christian Brigades, traveled to the Kalala Muzeu Health Center to hold a free, week-long clinic.  All together, 6 medical doctors, several nurses, and other volunteers traveled to Kasai with medical equipment and medication to provide the much-needed services to the people of Tshibombo Tshimuangi and surrounding areas.  Watch video here!  

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

The team landed in Kinshasa at 11pm, spent the night in the airport, and then took the first flight to Mbujimayi at 8am. What a dedicated team!

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Arrival in Mbujimayi after a hectic morning at the Kinshasa airport.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

How the team traveled to and from the site.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Over 1,600 people visited the free clinic during the week. The

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

The pharmacy was perhaps the busiest room during the week.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Christian Brigades founder, Sarahi Montoya, gives the translators instructions before heading to the field.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Martina Kabongo meets her namesake, Dr. Martin Kabongo, for the first time.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

The health center was buzzing with activity from sun up until early evening.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Dr. Jenna Diggs performs a minor surgical procedure on a patient.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Dr. Hopper, a veteran of several medical missions, consults with a patient and mother.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Dr. Jenna Diggs consulting with a patient.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Vitals were staged under the KMHC's pavilion.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Five (5) medical students from the University of Mbujimayi shadowed doctors and helped record medical history for the team.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Volunteers clean feet before outfitting children with new shoes!

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

An amazing group of doctors, nurses, and their translator.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

Dr. Kabongo with a young patient and his mother.

Medical Mission (2021)

Medical Mission (2021)

The first ultrasound at the KMHC!

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