Foundation for Cancer Care in Tanzania
Sita’s Story

Sita’s Story

Twice a month, Ramadhani Mtaturu leaves his wife and seven children to ride a bus more than 250 miles, from a village close to his home to a village close to a hospital. Rmadhani is seeking hope and healing for his baby girl Sita. He makes the eight-hour journey from […]

Read More
Winner’s Story

Winner’s Story

Winner is like a beautiful butterfly, fluttering around the ward, spreading her beauty wherever she goes. Her pink, sparkly dress that seems to fit her personality perfectly! She brings so much life to the pediatric ward, a much-needed change in a place that sees far too much sadness and despair. […]

Read More
Mary’s Story

Mary’s Story

Mary is one of those people who just exudes grace, strength and bravery. She is a breast cancer survivor, and is ready to go out and tell the world her story! October 2016, Mary noticed a lump while doing a breast self-exam. With the support of her husband, they headed […]

Read More
Jane’s Story

Jane’s Story

Jane had a heart for oncology long before the Cancer Care Centre opened in 2016. Her experience with oncology began with her nursing career in 2008, where she worked in the internal medicine department at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, with a concentration in palliative care. It was there she was […]

Read More
Ferdinand’s Story

Ferdinand’s Story

To many people in Ferdinand’s community, Ferdinand is a walking miracle. He’s the reason many of them have changed their views on cancer and cancer treatments. 10 months ago, Ferdinand was unable to even walk. He had to quit his job as a purchasing officer due to severe pain in […]

Read More
Anthony’s Story

Anthony’s Story

Anthony sits patiently at the Cancer Care Centre waiting to get labs drawn. It’s his fifth cycle of chemotherapy for his stage 3 colon cancer diagnosis. Sadly, Anthony is used to waiting patiently. Once Anthony first noticed symptoms, four months passed before he was referred to KCMC for further investigation. […]

Read More