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Our Location

Uvira Mental Health Center is based in Kawizi conveniently located near the city of Uvira, which is officially the City and Territory of Sud-Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, located at the extreme north end of Lake Tanganyika. There is a lake port called Kalundu at the southern end of the town (the the second important port in the Congo), which provides links to:

- Kalemie in Katanga Province, 
- Kigoma in Tanzania, 
- Pulungu in Zambia, 
- and Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. 
Uvira is also linked by road to:
- Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi (25 km)
- The the territory of Fizi (60 km)
- Rwanda via the Kamanyola border (80 km)
- Bukavu, the capital of Sud-Kivu province (120 km)
                                                         - Kalemie in Katanga Province and (385 Km)