Missão Betesda em Moçambique Foundation

In 2009 SAM started collaborating with «Missão Betesda em Moçambique», a non-profit, non-governmental organisation established in Nampula. The MOZMED project in the Moma District was started in the same year under the auspices of this NGO.

Ida Regina Thomaz de Carvalho Capela – chairperson upto 2020.


Ida is a Brazilian dentist with experience in mobile clinic work in remote areas of Brazil and used her experience in the MOZMED projects. She actively took part in the MOZMED projects from the beginning in 2009 up to 2015.

Jacinto Joaquim – treasurer, chairperson 2020 onwards

Jacinto (5th from the left) with volunteers

Jacinto has been involved in the MOZMED projects since 2009 as member of the board of «Missão Betesda em Moçambique». He assisted in establishing contacts in the working areas and facilitates and implements various projects. Presently Jacinto continues to be involved in this NGO as chairman and in the organisation of the MOZMED projects and is involved with Estrela da Manhã projects.