MIS has been supporting the growth and development of both the Occupational Therapy (OT) and the teaching of Occupational Therapy at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre [KCMC] in Moshi, Tanzania since 1999…
We expect students to make significant contributions to the community through our Service as Action and Community Service programmes. Some of these go beyond the campus of MIS. Our outreach programmes with UNICEF and Tanzania are two important examples of our commitment to global mindedness.
In the summer of 1990, under the leadership of the Headmaster at the time, Lister Hannah, MIS students Jesse Garcia and Nickie Shaver travelled to Tanzania with teachers Carol Geiger and Mark McGough to establish a helping relationship with the people of Tanzania.
This relationship has evolved since that first visit into a significant component of the MIS Community outreach. A team of approximately 20-25 students and staff visit each year, carrying donations given by the MIS community and raised through regular events such as Frühlingsfest to be used for development purposes.
These are decided upon in consultation with the local communities. MIS student groups are also involved in making a difference through hands on work, such as helping to renovate local primary schools and tree planting amongst a host of other activities.
In 2019 students and staff from MIS visited Remiti village to learn about their challenges and to find a way to support them…
|Currently supported MIS projects|
|Projects supported in the past|