AIMM welcomes persons who desire to become personally involved in mission. Our African partners currently benefit from a number of volunteers from North America who are investing their own time, energy and resources through AIMM, working on life giving projects of various kinds for the wellbeing and enhanced mission capacity of Mennonite and other churches in Africa. Our volunteers have access to AIMM's network of relationships and mission experience. These assist in determining ways of working, and in identifying communities that would benefit from the specific contributions that match the volunteer's skills and passion.
For further information, please contact the AIMM office at 574-535-0077
The plan is to contain the spring at the source and with piping re-route the water to a storage tank where the water can be filtered and accessed. The goal is to provide water that is safe to drink and easy to access. The Congolese have already cleared the area at the spring source. Next step is to purchase the tank, piping and supplies and arrange for shipping the supplies down river from Kinshasa to Ndjoko Punda.
Land, Building & License have been secured. The first technical trade school is scheduled to start this September with 15 – 20 students at Tshikapa. Arrangements are currently being made to secure the necessary carpentry/masonry tools and a generator to provide electricity.
3. Church roof repair and replacement – Projected dollar = $15,000;
For further information, contact Brad Graber through the AIMM office.
The hospitals are located at Kalonda, Nyanga, Mukedi, Djoko Punda, Banga, Mutena, Kamayala and Kandala. This collaboration has led to initiatives such as twice a year visits to the hospitals by Mahuma and Martens to give encouragement and to do specialized surgeries; “seed” donations of basic drugs to refurbish basic pharmaceutical supplies at each location; replacement of some basic surgical tools and equipment; and the purchase of a motorcycle for the Coordinator in order to better enable his supervisory functions.
A current (2010) focus is to supply each CMCO hospital with a lap-top ultrasound. These cost $4,500 per unit. MCC is furnishing ultrasounds for two hospitals, leaving six yet to be served. Your contribution toward this project will assist Congolese Mennonite doctors to better serve their patients, while at the same time providing more adequate income to these important community serving institutions.