Village Health Works

  • Lake Tanganyika

    Lake Tanganyika

    The road to Village Health Works begins in Bujumbura and follows the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika for 100 km to the village of Kigutu.

  • The Rumonge Market

    The Rumonge Market

    Rumonge, a trading town with an historic Arab population, is the last stop on the road to campus and the source of the kitenge that VHW's sewing cooperative fashions into clothing and accessories.

  • The Clinic at Village Health Works

    The Clinic at Village Health Works

    Malnutrition and poor maternal care are the leading causes of death in Burundi. Patients travel miles to the clinic, often carrying their children but impeccably dressed, for its renown service.