Botswana Missions Trip

Ever since I was 8 I’ve wanted to go to Botswana to be a missionary. I have felt called and my dream is to be a nurse in an orphanage there. Earlier this fall I was looking into a mission’s trip that would go there and couldn’t find one. I then decided that that probably wasn’t going to work out, but I still continued to pray about it. During lunch at school I decided to randomly look it up again and I found one! I clicked on it to get more information about it and to see if I was old enough to go on it. I found out that it was for Sr. High students, college students, and adults. I was so excited that I finally found a missions trip to go to Botswana. Better yet, this missions trip works with orphans, the impoverished, and people with Aids/HIV. Those are all things that interested me since I want to someday, Lord willing, own an orphanage and work with people like that.
I will be gone June 30-July 28 2018. I will spend the first two days in Miami, Florida doing an orientation, then fly out to Botswana! I will be serving in Maun, Botswana along the Thamalakane River, which is in the northern part of Botswana. I’ll be serving there during the winter/dry season, and thankfully it doesn’t really get cold there. Here are a few interesting facts about Botswana:
Botswana is one of Africa’s most stable countries.
It is the world’s largest producer of diamonds.
Even though the diamonds have transformed the country to a middle income nation it still struggles with HIV/AIDS and there is still wide spread poverty.
I’m looking for people to pray for me faithfully while I’m there and as I prepare to go. Also, the trip will be about $5,000 Canadian altogether. I’m babysitting to earn part of this money, but I need help reaching my goal. My first deadline is to have $1500 by February 1.
Thank you for taking this time to read my letter and sharing my excitement with me as God step by step makes His will for my life known to me.
Cora Stirling

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $400 
    • 44 mos
  • Camden Stirling  
    • $300 
    • 44 mos
  • Victoria Hagel 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Alicia Brotnov 
    • $500 
    • 45 mos
  • Camden Stirling  
    • $200 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Cora Stirling 
Organizer
Olds, AB
Greg Stirling 
Beneficiary
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