Welcome to Friends of Moma Hospital!
This is a dedicated effort in partnership with Medical Benevolence Foundation to rebuild an 80-year-old hospital in the remote southwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
After you have explored this website, please become a “friend” of Moma Hospital by clicking on the “Become a Friend” link to the right. Visit us regularly to see the progress being made in bringing this hospital back to life.
The recent visit to Moma by Bill Simmons of Medical Benevolence Foundation was made possible by the United Methodist Aviation Ministries (UMAM), which operates small single engine planes in the Congo. UMAM pilots and airplanes transport critically ill patients to … Continue reading
Hundreds of Moma villagers welcomed Bill Simmons, our liaison with Medical Benevolence Foundation, as he arrived at Moma Nov. 6. Simmons, accompanied by Presbyterian missionary Jeff Boyd and retired pediatrician and master photographer Dr. Jack Benjamin, flew into Moma to … Continue reading
These beautiful little infant caps for newborns at Moma Hospital are a gift from the women of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Albuquergue, NM. The leader of the knitters was Donna Barr (left) who made most of the 100 caps that … Continue reading
The Congo has one of the highest annual death rates from malaria of any country in the world. Every year, more than 250,000 children under the age of 5 die of malaria in the Congo. The second major cause of … Continue reading