Julie Yerger

Julie Yerger


Julie has had several roles at Kibogora Hospital. Currently, her goal is to help decrease the hospital’s infant mortality rate, focusing on education and mentoring for the nurses in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). In future phases she will work with nurse midwives at the hospital and then with community nurses. Julie also helps with the program for poor senior citizens in the community.

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Pray for:

a spirit of understanding as Julie encounters cultural differences

the people of Rwanda to have and show the love of God

more Kibogora Hospital patients and staff to receive Christ as their Savior

hospital employees to have a desire to improve the hospital and provide better patient care


June 13

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A Nurse’s Notes: Charting my life in Rwanda

  • A Roll of Tape

    The hospital’s been short on supplies for a few months, and this week we’re out of tape. While working today, one of the nurses noticed something under a machine. She reached under and pulled out an almost full roll of…

  • These lizards are usually hard to find and even harder to take a picture of, as they don’t stick around when people are present! But these didn’t mind posing—for a minute or two.

  • A Frustrated Smile

    I made the 4.5 hour trip to Kigali on Wednesday. We planned this trip, so our mission driver could do the annual police check on the car, I could renew my nursing license, and we could pick up two women…

  • Beauty in the Rough

    After a hard week, it was great to escape with my camera and focus on beauty.

  • Creativity

    Creativity can be seen in many different ways. I like this one!

  • Lunar Eclipse

    Tonight we watched the lunar eclipse. The moon slowly disappeared and then was replaced with the red shadowed moon. For us with internet, we knew it was going to happen. But it must be strange for a person living up…

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