Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, Inc.



Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, Inc.

Charitable organization established by the Congolese NBA player Dikembe Mutombo to improve the health, education and quality of life for the people of the Congo.



Mission Statement:
The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation is dedicated to improving the health, education and quality of life for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Foundation strives to accomplish this goal through an emphasis on primary health care and disease prevention, the promotion of health policy, health research and increased access to health care education for the people of the Congo.

Working to Improve Health

Dikembe Mutombo says his aspirations have always been focused on improving the living conditions and well being of the Congolese population. On September 15, 2001, his dream became a reality as he witnessed the historic groundbreaking of the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital and Research Center, a new 10-acre, 300–bed facility dedicated to the memory of his beloved mother. Read the rest of the mission statement here



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