Mobile sonographer in Karatu (1): warm welcome for new project!

While our first project The Mobile Echoscopist is taking shape in Himo, we seem to be able to make a flying start with our second project in Karatu! This is all thanks to Dr. Zachariah Heriel, the ...

The Mount Meru Hospital continues to scan!

Hopeful news from Arusha: last year the Mount Meru Hospital again made more ultrasounds with the device that we were able to deliver to them thanks to your support.   In 2017, the Mount Meru ...

Sonographer Mamabus on training!

Veronika Tarimo, our sonographer on the Mamabus in Moshi, followed a hands-on training last month at the Malola hospital in Tabora. The Mount Meru Foundation offered Veronika this training, which was ...

Mobile Ultrasoundist in Himo (4): that’s how we’re going to do it!

Our project The Mobile Sonographer is gaining steam! Field research has been set up in Himo and the first selection for the mobile equipment has been made. Just like with the Mamabus in Moshi, in Himo ...

Mobile Ultrasoundist in Himo (3): we do it for these women

As we reported earlier, we want to carry out the Mobile Ultrasoundist project in the outskirts of Himo. The women there can benefit greatly from mobile ultrasound. We would like to explain why. Arable ...

Mobile Sonographer in Himo (2): the operating base

As we mentioned, we want to offer mobile ultrasound in the outer areas of Moshi, where pregnant women can't get ultrasounds yet. We do this together with the Himo Health Center. What does this base ...

Mobile Sonographer in Himo (1): started!

Our project 'The Mobile Sonographer' has started: the first application for mobile ultrasound scan is in and promised. The Himo Health Center recently applied for a mobile ultrasound device. It wants ...

Midwife Jackline on a trip!

Early this week, midwife Jackline Shirima left for Tabora for an intensive week of hands-on ultrasound training. After a bus trip of about 800 kilometers, Jackline finally made “live” ...

Visit from Tanzania!

As foundation Mount Meru we could not go to Tanzania in 2020. Fortunately, Tanzania was able to come to us last month: our coordinator Yona visited the Netherlands! After all formalities had been ...

Radiology Best Department of Mount Meru Hospital!

News from Tanzania! Mount Meru Hospital has named its Radiology Department the Best Performing Department of 2020. This has been made possible by your support. Thanks to the equipment, the knowledge ...

Our candidate Jackline passed!

Midwife Jackline Shirma has successfully completed the ultrasound course at the KCMC hospital in Moshi. Jackline told us she was very happy: “I feel so happy due to my exam results.” We ...

Ultrasound training in Tanzania open again

Although Covid-19 has not yet left Tanzania, the ultrasound training at the KCMC hospital has been open again since July 1. The Mount Meru Foundation is very happy with the admission of one of our ...

Good news from Tanzania!

In mid-January 2020, Dr Wilson Simpa started offering midwifery ultrasounds at the Karatu Health Center. This is the result of a great collaboration. The Mount Meru Foundation has trained Dr. Wilson ...

Covid19 in Tanzania: implications for …….

Tanzania also seems to be unable to escape the corona virus. The first infections were reported in mid-March and the Tanzanian government took measures to contain further spread. For example, all ...

MMF expands its working area!

Mount Meru Foundation expands working area! Mount Meru Foundation, with its partner Driving Nurses Foundation, will develop a plan to make good mother and child care available in the outlying areas ...

Empty bottle promotion €1000

The revenue from the packaging promotion is already more than € 1000 after a few months! This allows us to offer someone in Tanzania an ultrasound training and thus improve mother and child care. That ...

Good news from Moshi!

Our program "Adopt an ultrasound technician" is bearing fruit! Thanks in part to your support, various ultrasound scans in Tanzania were able to successfully complete their basic training. Our board ...

Good news from Karatu!

Our program "Adopt an ultrasound technician" is bearing fruit! Thanks in part to your support, various ultrasound scans in Tanzania were able to successfully complete their basic training. Our board ...

Empty bottle promotion!

In August the kick-off of our new sponsorship took place at the Albert Heijn in Roosendaal. This yielded the nice amount of 237 euros! Are you also participating in the new promotion of the Mount Meru ...

Thank you local supervisors!

Wilson, Oscar and Veronika are the first three ultrasound students trained by our Mount Meru foundation. After obtaining their certificate, they completed an additional internship in July. These ...

First 3 students passed!

We are proud to announce that the first three students sponsored by the Mount Meru Foundation have obtained their ultrasound certificate at the KCMC Hospital! Oscar, Veronika and Wilson have earned it ...

Cycling club drinks coffee for MMF!

The coffee break of the WTC Zijtaart cycling club last Sunday-Mother's Day- raised 545 euros for the Mount Meru Foundation! A very nice contribution for the care of mother and child in Tanzania. ...

Meet our third candidate!

Our third candidate, Wilson Simpa, started the ultrasound training at the end of April! Wilson is a Clinical Officer at Karatu District Hospital in Karatu, a rural district in the Arusha region of ...

On the road with mobile ultrasound!

We recently introduced you to Veronika. Before she started the echo course, our board member Saja went out with her for a day with the Mamabus 2.0. Veronika got a taste of ultrasound and that tasted ...

Introduction with Veronica our 2nd candidate

Veronika, our second candidate, started the echo course on Monday 15 April 2019. We wanted to get to know her better, so that we could guide and support her remotely where necessary in the coming ...

Dubbel good news

Double good news! Our board member Saja Erens is currently in Tanzania, where she visits our projects. In Moshi she met Oscar Issangya. Saja and Oscar signed the sponsorship contract, with which Oscar ...

Meet our first sonographer in training

Meet our first sonographer in training! Our project "Adopt a sonographer" is bearing fruit. Obstetrician Oscar Issangya will start at the beginning of April, partly thanks to your donations, for the ...

Thanks to Filmhouse Kollum

The action of the Filmhuis Kollum on International Women's Day for the benefit of the Mount Meru Foundation yielded a total of 476 euros! In April, the first Tanzanian midwife can now start training ...

Unpack and resume

Meanwhile, our suitcases have already been unpacked long and wide and we have worked hard with the whole board on the continuation of the journey. All collected information is arranged and a report ...

Echo from Africa

After a few intense and instructive days we travel to the island of Zanzibar. Last year we were able to help a German midwife to make ultrasounds. Because she wants to be trained, we now give her two ...

This is Africa

This is Africa (T.I.A.): it is a much expressed cry during our journey when we once again fall from one surprise to the other, but especially when things are just a little different than we expected ...

I go on a journey and take with me …

It's the little things that do it ... or better, that secretly takes a lot of time! In the thousand-and-one things that you have to think about when you travel (from suitable clothing to anti-malaria ...

Green light, thanks to star-shl

Hoera! Star-shl sponsored our Mount Meru Foundation! Now we can purchase the first ultrasound device, the Philips Lumify, for our new project in Tanzania. Through this blog we want to take you on a ...

Revenue Tilburg’s Student Cabaret overwhelming!

On Wednesday evening 11 April 2018, the Tilburg ladies' disco Alea Iacta organized the annual cabaret evening for charity. This year for the Mount Meru Foundation. In a sold-out room at Eve in ...

Urgent pregnancy control needed in rural areas

In collaboration with the Driving Nurses Foundation, we want to equip the already driving "mamabus" of the Driving Nurses with trained health workers and a mobile ultrasound device. After last year a ...

Cabaret evening for the Mount Meru Foundation

Proceeds for Mount Meru Foundation. The Tilburg Women's Disorder Alea Iacta organizes an annual cabaret evening for charity. It is an evening in which upcoming comedians get the opportunity to show ...