Uganda Mission Trip

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Uganda Mission Trip I want to start of by thanking you for supporting my trip to Gulu, Uganda. This trip allowed me to bless so many people, and I learned so much during my 11 days. This trip stretched me in my faith in a lot of ways. Since I was traveling alone and meeting a team at the airport, I had to be completely reliant on God to get me across the world safely. It was a little scary, but God was at work from the very beginning of this trip. While in the Amsterdam airport I even met a whole missions team that were also going to serve in Gulu, which was a huge comfort to me after not speaking to anyone for such a long time. I had no troubles traveling in various airports that I had never set foot in. Once we got to Gulu after eight hours of travel by car, we got a tour of the children’s home that we would be spending the majority of our time in. After getting a tour of the building, I was taken to the preschool that I would be teaching in for the rest of the week. After we visited it, we walked the few minutes it took to get back to the orphanage.…show more content…
An example of this took place on one hot afternoon while we were visiting a piece of land that was being considered to be bought for the building a refugee camp. After walking around the property for a while, we were led into the village by one of the village’s elders. We sat down and an unexpected land negotiation began to take place. After talking for a while, they finally decided on a price and John was actually able to purchase the land. This was amazing because it is very difficult for villagers to sell part of their land since it has been passed down from their ancestors for many generations. Now the land will be used as a home to over 200 refugee orphans from South Sudan. It was amazing to be able to be a part of this, and I am praying that I will be able to go back and help with this new camp as a nursing student next year and the years
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