MiHEC programs are designed to promote good health for young children.


Upcoming events

2020: Our African Culture & Fashion show has been postponed. Watch this space for the date!

Current Projects

loading boxes of medical and school supplies

In December 2017, October 2016 and September 2015, MiHEC shipped boxes of medical and school supplies to the Kimbondo Orphanage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. MiHEC wants to make another shipment in February 2019, but needs your help. For example, MiHEC needs donations of children's clothing.

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cricket as food facts

In March 2016, MiHEC partnered with local non-profit Farms for Orphans. In May 2016, representatives from MiHEC and Farms for Oprhans visited orphanages in DRC to start cricket cultivation programs that will help alleviate infant malnutrition.

Latest posts

MiHEC’s June 2019 Visit to DRC

June 30, 2019 - In June 2019, MiHEC President Tina Salumu and her husband Ben went to the DRC again. Once again, they brought much needed medical, school, and children’s supplies to hospitals and... Read more >

Did you miss our April 2018 library presentations?

November 16, 2018 - In April 2018, MiHEC gave free presentations at two libraries in Fort Collins, Colorado about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the plight of its people, and why MiHEC’s mission... Read more >

MiHEC’s June 2018 visit to DRC

July 16, 2018 - During June 15-30, 2018, MiHEC president Tina Salumu traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo on behalf of the organization.  The trip–including flights–was made largely at her own expense,... Read more >

Success Stories


The Kimbondo Center hosts more than 700 ill, mentally ill and abandoned children from the age of a few days to 18 years old. MiHEC has been providing medical and children’s supplies to it via shipments or personal visits almost annually since 2013.

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Featured Videos

In May 2016, MiHEC board members brought much needed donated medical and school supplies to orphanages and hospitals in Kinshasa, DRC.

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Noel Kabangu, MiHEC's representative in the DRC.

(September 2015) A message from Noel Kabangu, MiHEC's representative in Democratic Republic of Congo (0:00-0:31 in French; 0:32-1:54 in English).

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MiHEC visited Kimbondo Orphanage and Hospital in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo in late 2013 and May 2016.

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