The Film That Became a Movement
The Heart of Nuba, the story of American doctor Tom Catena selflessly serving the needs of a forgotten people, has inspired a movement to save lives.
It has raised for than $2 million in donations, 100% of which have gone to medical supplies, staff training and other critical needs of “Dr. Tom’s” hospital, the Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. The popularity of the film put pressure on Sudan’s leaders, exposed Omar al-Bashir’s crimes against his citizenry to the world, and help to spur the overthrow of the convicted war criminal Omar Al-Bashir.
There is more to be done. Join us now as we help the Nuba people to heal and rebuild.
Newsweek: Why an American Doctor Remained in War-Torn Sudan
Should happiness be the focus of one's life, or something deeper? Tom Catena, a doctor for 14 years in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan — a desolate, rebel-held area that was bombed repeatedly from 2011 until 2018 by the Khartoum government when Omar al-Bashir was...
Dr. Tom Catena Receives Honorary Doctorate from Duke University
One of the highlights of the commencement ceremony is the awarding of honorary degrees to individuals for outstanding accomplishments and service the world. This year, President Vincent Price conferred bestowed degrees upon a medical missionary, a scientist turned...
A Chance to Give Back, by Tom Catena
This coming March, we, at the Mother of Mercy Hospital, will celebrate our fourteenth year of operation. We are located in rebel-held territory in the remote region of the Nuba Mountains in the southern part of the Sudan. Even though there is currently a ceasefire...
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A New Generator for Mother of Mercy Hospital
The generator will top-up the solar power during the long rainy season. It will serve as a back-up for the operating theater should the solar system fail. It was supplied through the generosity of Africa Mission Healthcare donors. Thank you!