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NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Joins Opportunity International Board of Advisors; Opens Doors in Democratic Republic of Congo
Date:12/18/2007

. "What they all tell me is that the first thing they do when they get a loan and expand their business is buy better food that is more nutritious for their children. And they use the extra money they earn to keep their children in school," he said.

"Africa is beautiful, Africa is my birthplace. All we need is a hand up, not a handout," Mutombo said at the end of his visit. "I believe we are all created equal in God's eyes and that the Gospel teaches us to find a way to serve humanity. This is what Opportunity International and I are doing and we hope that many others will join us."

To view video of Mutombo's visit to Africa, visit http://videos.opportunity.org/WelcomeDikembe.asx.

About The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation

The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation is dedicated to improving the health, education and quality of life for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Foundation strives to accomplish this goal 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. For more information, visit http://www.dmf.org.

About Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital and Research Center

The Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital and Research Center, which opened this past week in Kinshasa, provides healthcare to the nation's poorest residents and trains its health professionals with the latest innovations. Dikembe Mutombo contributed over $15 million toward the $29 million project. It is one of the very few well-equipped and modern hospitals in the DRC, designed to diminish gaps in healthcare in the poor country. The hospital includes state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, with inpatient beds, an outpatient clinic, emergency services and a pharmacy.

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