Joni with one of the children
By Joni Vosburg
As I return from a far-too-short trip to Mwanza, Tanzania, I find my thoughts continually returning to the wonderful people we met and treated in our medical clinic. Last spring I first joined Lighthouse Medical Missions as a volunteer on the Guinea-Bissau Team. I was in nursing school at the time and met Christa Czer there who introduced me to Dr. Hamilton. That first trip taught me a lot about myself, and rekindled my love for helping people who are in dire need.
With my great friend, Christa Czer
While it was a great experience to work as a scribe and pharmacy crew member, it was nothing like the thrill of being an actual medical team member this year. As a nurse I felt more personally responsible for the patients I cared for, and left with the feeling that…