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

  • Mamas and their Babies

  • Beautiful in God's Eyes

    This baby came to join us last night. She has a cleft lip and pallet. Surgery will be done when she is 4 months old. Today I tried to get a picture of her for her mama to see what…

  • The Fight is Over

    Most of our babies who have a congenital malformation are suffering, struggling to breathe, poor circulation, are weak and visibly struggling, so getting the hospice nurse involved is just part of life here. We know there is nothing we can…

  • Maternity Building

    We are in the process of developing plans for a new maternity building as the current one is being used at 140% capacity and that is with beds so close together that patient safety is a big issue! I have…

  • The Love that Hurts

    We have two mamas with babies who will probably not survive. One was a difficult delivery and the other has an inoperable heart defect. I took these pictures for the mamas to take home with them for a time when…

  • 10 Years

    Ten years ago I stepped off a plane in Rwanda to start a new life! I had 6 suitcases to my name on the African continent. Although it may not seem like many personal belongings, in away it was freeing….

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