We were an interesting group. Eleven people from seven countries on three continents, born into seven ethno/linguistic groups, coming together in a country none of us was from for a single purpose: To learn about and share in the ministry to families of children with hydrocephalus in our respective countries.
We met for the first time in Kampala as we waited for the last member of our cohort to arrive. It was Sunday morning and various degrees of jet lag and travel weariness were put aside as we gathered together for a short time of prayer and sharing. Just beginning to learn one another’s names but united in focus, we packed our luggage into the bus and began the five-hour drive to the CURE Hospital in Mbale. Only three of our troop had been to Mbale before, so the sights and sounds were fresh and different. Read the rest of this entry »