A person dying from AIDS faces a horrible, painful death. In 2008, 2 million people died from this terrible disease, with 2.7 million people becoming newly infected, adding to the 33.4 million people already living with HIV, according to estimates. This means that the rate of infection is still growing!
NCF is on a mission. We're exhorting nursing students to follow Jesus whole-heartedly in school and in nursing, and we're inviting nurses into God's mission of transformation as they serve him in their profession.
What a summer back in Uganda! For three weeks we introduced the NCF Global Project students to ministry possibilities in Uganda and saw God working in their hearts in deep ways. Afterward I stayed to reconnect with my former teaching colleagues and students at Makerere University. It was a joy to connect many of them with other nurses who desire to begin NCF in Uganda.
On July 14 a group of nine nursing students and two NCF staff leave for the NCF-Uganda Global Project. "This will be a transformational experience for each of them," said Connie Jarlsberg, NCF Missions staff who is leading the trip.