Their stories

Read about some of the difficulties Congolese medical
and nursing students face on a daily basis.

Byamasu

  • 25 year old male
  • 5th year medical student

I’m doing medicine because I have wanted to it since childhood. I like caring for people and I want to give back to society.

I have to live away from my family so I live in a share-house with my friends near the university.

It is not easy to find the money for fees; my older brother helps me out as he has the means to do so. I would like to be a surgeon; hopefully I will have the means to do so.

I would really like to work in the Congo, wherever they will hire me. I try to study at home and at university. I love medicine!

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