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Bigobo Station, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was founded by Raleigh Robinson in 1930.
Cosam Paipo Kyenda Kaluhala was the first Congolese ordained minister, and he played a key role in spreading Adventism in Congo.
Kolwezi Hospital was officially opened in Kolwesi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 2008.
Sangwa Kitule Simon Muhune was one of the first Congolese to be employed by the Church. He was an educator and administrator.
Paul Nyembo Mwema was a pastor, evangelist and administrator in East-Central Africa.
Philip Lemon University is located in the center of Lubumbashi city, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The mission work among the Baluba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo was established in 1921 on a 500-acre (200 hectares) plot at Songa. The medical work began June 8, 1927, with the arrival of Dr. J. H. Sturges and his wife. They first treated patients on the veranda of their thatch-roofed house. Because of fear and superstition, few patients came, and many village people even fled from their homes.
Songa Mission is located 600km from Lubumbashi, the second-largest city in the Democratic Republic of Congo. After the closing down of Katanga Mission Administrative Unit in Lubumbashi, missionaries decided to open Songa Mission training center in 1921. The very first missionaries who settled at Songa and became the founders were Christopher Robinson and Raleigh Robinson. These American brothers had been in the Southern Africa region for one year before they arrived at Songa. The land in Songa had been donated by the local and traditional chief called Nshikala de Mwilambwe. The Robinson brothers negotiated with the population and the chief to officially grant them permission to settle and establish the Mission. Their request was granted, and the brothers received an official document of ownership for the land of Songa.The missionaries began with the farm so they could produce their own food.
Triangle SDA Church is significant for the Adventist history in the Democratic Republic of Congo because it was the first Adventist Church in Lubumbashi, the city that received the first missionaries from Rhodesia in search of the unentered territories. With 65 churches and companies, today Lubumbashi has 20,000 Adventist members.
The West Katanga Field is part of the East-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Its headquarters is located in Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo.