Eight Georgian Court nursing students went to Ghana in January hoping to make a difference in people’s lives. And they did, using their training to provide malaria testing/treatment, wound care, and blood pressure checks to more than 850 Ghanaians, as well as attending to two births. The people being served made a difference in the students’ lives, too.
“The Ghanian people, who have so much less than we do, seem to be so at peace and harmony with their lives,” said Lauren Fernandes ’22. “On our last day, when I was heartbroken to be leaving, the children we played with daily told me not to cry. One even gifted me with a bracelet he made for me. Kindness and love radiated from every Ghanaian we had the pleasure to meet.” Click here to continue reading.