Ortum Mission MTC Profile


Welcome to Ortum Mission Hospital School of Nursing. This is a faith based medical training institution located in the Cherangani range of hills in West Pokot County, about 100km from Kitale town along Kitale-Lodwar highway. The institution offers Diploma training in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing and has been approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya. It has students and staff from all over the country and beyond. It provides high quality training in a Christian atmosphere that is conducive for all learners to engage in study, research, spiritual and other extra-curricular activities. As an institution, we believe that nursing education should be relevant to the needs of the community and acts as a channel through which nurses develop a basis for decision making and evaluation. Therefore, our curriculum ensures competency-based educational approaches through which our students acquire necessary competences to respond to the health needs of individuals, families and communities. It involves both classroom teaching and practical sessions in various hospitals and community set-up. The institution has highly qualified and dedicated faculty who deliver responsive and action oriented training to equip learners with skills in a comprehensive and holistic approach. Since its inception the school has had excellent student performance both in theory and practical skills. Our graduates are successful nurses wherever they are not only due to the knowledge and skills obtained from the institution but also the relevance of the training and above all the abundance of God’s grace.


To be the leading institution in the training and development of knowledgeable, skilled and competent Kenya Registered Community Health Nurses capable of providing high quality health services.

Mission Statement

To provide accessible and high quality training and development of proficient health professionals

Core Values

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Dedication
  • Team work


Service with love and dedication