MPH Address

#2867 Ave des Ecuries
Kinshasa, Congo (DRC)

MPH Faciltities

  • Meal service
  • Conference Rooms
  • Computer room
  • Library/Lounge
  • Wireless internet
  • Back-up generator
  • Back-up water system
  • Laundry service
  • Filtered water
  • Mosquito nets
  • African Art Gift shop
  • Sports field
  • Patio for outdoor enjoyment

Travel Checklist


Congo Traveler’s Checklist

  • Passport with valid Congo visa stamped in it
  • Vaccination card with valid Yellow Fever vaccination stamped in it (required for Congo)
  • Ticket
  • Letter of Invitation (to show at immigration if requested to do so)
  • Addresses & Phone numbers of Congo contacts.  You will be required to list the address of where you are staying on the immigration form.
  • Photocopy of your passport and visa page
  • Money no later that 2007, no rips, no tears. (don’t bring travelers checks)
  • Laptop
  • Power supply to laptop
  • Phone (if you have a GSM phone, get it unlocked before you leave.  Then you can use a local SIM and it is much cheaper.)
  • Power supply to phone
  • Around 4 passport size photos (particularly for those intending to apply for a visa d’etablissement)
  • Medications younormally take and malaria prophylaxis medication
  • Flashlight
  • Plug Adaptors for 220V (2 small round prongs) Bring several as they are easy to loose.
  • Small transformer if needed.  Congo current is 220V/50 hz
  • Padlock (at least one cupboard door in MPH rooms cans be secured with a padlock for storing high value items)
  • Travel Alarm Clock
  • Cameras and camera battery chargers
  • extra batteries for cameras and flashlights
  • Insect Repelant for black flies and mosquitoes
  • Hat or Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Pack essentials and a change of clothes in carry-on baggage just in case your baggage does not arrive with you
  • A sense of humor and patience