What We Do

We strive to accomplish our goals 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.

View our latest contributions and recognition
within several organizations including TOYOTA, the Special Olympics and Hosea Feed the Hungry.

"For the first 10 years of the foundation's existence, we worked tirelessly to achieve our central goal — the establishment of a modern medical facility for the people of Kinshasa."

 – Dikembe Mutombo

Latest News & Media

Dikembe joins former First Lady Michelle Obama in Philadelphia today, May 2nd with hundreds of first- generation college students heading to campus this fall for a celebration of their achievement.

May 1,  2018 – South to South (Zambia-DRC) chemotherapy training programme launched at Cancer Diseases Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia.

Installation of the new Universal Anesthesia Machine (UAM) at Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in Kinshasa, DRC. The anesthesia machine was donated by Gradian Health Systems in New York. The unique feature of this anesthesia machine is that it operates with or without electricity and compressed gas. If power is lost and no other source of oxygen is available the UAM converts automatically to draw-over mode using room air. Gradian Health Systems also trains local biomedical technicians to perform first line service. Mr. Coco Kanda, Bio-Medical Engineer with the Washington Hospital Center attended the training in New York and then led the technical training for anesthetists from all over the DRC.  Surgery was later performed using the new machine.

Take a tour of Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in Kinshasa, Congo.

Our Commitment

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. We are committed to providing high quality health care to people regardless of their economic conditions.
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Dikembe Mutombo (@officialmutombo): "I am truly honored to receive the Sager Strong Award from @nba. I can only hope to live up to the reputation of Craig Sager who embodied strength, dignity, respect and of course great style. Thanks to my family for their continued support."

BREAKING: @NBA Hall of Famer @officialmutombo will be the recipient of this year’s Sager Strong Award at the 2018 #NBAAwards on Monday, June 25!

#EBONYcelebrates Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer @officialmutombo! He's the recipient of this year’s Sager Strong Award at the @NBAonTNT Awards June 25th! #BlackExcellence

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