A new tractor was urgently needed in the hospital. Without a tractor, the removal of the rubbish, shifting building and other materials is a real hassle. Since the old one has completely broken down, the hospital management put in a request to the Dutch support group St Francis’ Hospital MSG to provide the funds to […]
How can you help?
St Francis’ Mission Hospital was founded in 1947 as an Anglican hospital. It is situated in Katete District in Eastern Province, on the Great East Road, 500km east of the capital Lusaka and 125km from the Malawi border. Although founded by the Anglican Church, the Anglican and Catholic Churches have jointly managed St Francis’ Hospital, since 1986.
Support St Francis’ Hospital
St Francis Hospital is funded by the Ministry of Health of Zambia, but being a hospital in a not very densely populated area it gets only 50% of what the government hospital in Chipata gets. But when compared to Chipata, St Francis Hospital has to cope with double the workload. Because of its good services to the public people are willing to travel far.
Help St Francis’ Hospital to cope with its shortages. This hospital is your support more than worth.
Volunteers and guests welcome
Want to visit St Francis Hospital?
Want to visit St Francis Hospital? Or offer volunteer services? You are more than welcome to stay at the Guest House of our newly built Training Center. St Francis Hospital is ideally situated on the way to Malawi or the Luangwa Game Park.
• Guests $ 25,- per day, meals included.
• Volunteers $ 10,- per day, meals included.
Volunteers may offer their services to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating their skills and intended length of stay. Small groups of builders, carpenters, electricians willing to execute major maintenance jobs of hospital houses and buildings are especially welcome.
Medical students please check www.saintfrancishospital.net/medical-students