African values to re-vitalize the World

Founder & Executive Director

Founder & Executive Director

Founder & Executive Director: Kalonji G. K. Wa-Mulumba Kalonji G.K. Wa-Mulumba is the Founder and Executive Director of Prodige Hands. He is a community leader, educator, medical practitioner and social entrepreneur. In all his roles, he is driven by commitment to serving and uplifting humanity and devotion to children and their wellbeing.

He serves on the Executive Committee of the Congolese Community of Colorado, where he calls for greater involvement of the Congolese Americans in the US democratic processes as well as in the humanitarian support to his native Congo. With his cross-cultural and multilingual background, Kalonji is a proponent of human unity in diversity. His academic pursuits in political science and international relations strengthened his belief in democratic progress and socio-economic justice and his championing of the inherent dignity of every human being.

Kalonji teaches clinical nursing at the renowned Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado College of Nursing. His human-centered approach is to develop nursing professionals with quality scientific knowledge coupled with empathetic sensibility – to develop heart-driven practitioners. Kalonji is highly aware that the increasingly digitalized world of automation will be in ever greater need of compassionate human care.

Kalonji G. K. Wa-MulumbaAs a clinician, he has over a decade of experience in patient care and supervision in the clinical setting. His expertise is in the trauma and critical care, where he applies his high level of compassion, composure and confidence in attending to his patients in most vulnerable state. With his patients and among his colleagues, he is known for his poise and reliability coupled with gentleness and reviving cheerfulness in the midst of grave conditions.

It is in the dire conditions in the Congo that he learned the value of dignified endurance during the years of turmoil he experienced. His greater vision, resolve and courage of conviction have led him to the US, where he built his career and his community. These are the values that he teaches his children and now wants to inspire in the children he treats in the hospital, youth he has been fostering in the Congo, students he teaches at the university, managers he brings on board his ventures and people in need he serves with Prodige Hands. To Kalonji, they can all be leaders in their lives demonstrating the power of aspiration by realizing their human potential.

Developing human potential by providing the necessities of healthcare, education and housing in the Congo is Kalonji’s way of giving back to his motherland only to have the heart of Africa rise to lead the new era of global sustainable development. In that transformational endeavor for our shared futures, he believes, we can all land a hand and demonstrate the prodigy of our humanity.