The Banro Foundation and the community of Lugushwa celebrated the official handover to the community of the new Kigumo Health Clinic - February 26, 1010

On February 26, 2010, The Banro Foundation and the community of Lugushwa celebrated the official handover to the community of the new Kigumo Health Clinic. The Official Ceremony was presided over by South Kivu Deputy Governor Jean Claude Kibala and the Banro President and C.E.O. Among the local leaders in attendance were Honorable Longangi Byemba Tsonga Yaya, Member of the South Kivu Parliament, Chief Christian Longangi Byemba Kampangalasa, Dr. Edouard Muzito Basubi, territorial physician, Wenga Kitoga, territorial administrator, and Patient Kabanga, representing the South Kivu Ministry of Mines. Representatives of the South Kivu Ministry of Health also participated. The health clinic was financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and labour. The Banro Foundation also underwrote the costs of new medicines, which were provided by a state-approved pharmaceutical products supplier, and donated medical equipment, beds and mosquito netting to help launch the new facility.

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