This hospital in the rural village of Ozu Abam was built and equipped by an immigrant in the US who went to give back to his villagers. We have completed over 500 surgical operations, treated over 10,000 patients. and drilled wells for clean water at high schools. KRISTINA CHESTERMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL an extension in memory of nursing student Kristina, killed by drunk driver in Chico added to our need for constant electricity. Patients stay in dark and surgeries are delayed due to lack of power.
The national grid is not efficient in delivering electricity. Most of the time, patients are left in the dark. The medical center is a humanitarian and non profit facility. They have limited resources to buy fuel for generator. Life are lost when there is no electricity to perform surgery A solar energy will help save life and raise hope and dignity of patients at the hospital
Provide regular electricity since there is abundant of sun light in Africa. Villagers will feel comfortable coming to the hospital even at midnight when there is health challenges.
This is the only NON-PROFIT charity hospital that carter for the healthcare need of the entire clan of Abam, Ohafia, and Arochukwu. Abam alone is made up 28 villages with a population ranging from 200 - 20000 per village. We provide medical missions to this destination by a team of doctors and nurses from the US.