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CNN Hero: Dr. Georges Bwelle	

Dr. Georges Bwelle is bringing free health care to rural villages in Cameroon. He started a nonprofit, ASCOVIME, that travels into rural areas on weekends to provide free medical care. Since 2008, he and his group of volunteers have helped nearly 32,000 people.

CNN Hero: Dr. Georges Bwelle

Dr. Georges Bwelle is bringing free health care to rural villages in Cameroon. He started a nonprofit, ASCOVIME, that travels into rural areas on weekends to provide free medical care. Since 2008, he and his group of volunteers have helped nearly 32,000 people.

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Trekking through mud, rivers and jungle to provide free medical care

Dr. Georges Bwelle is bringing free health care to rural villages in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — For 21 years, Georges Bwelle watched his ill father slip in and out of consciousness, traveling to hospitals that weren’t equipped to help him.