"Watching the transformation of the ECPs over the first six months of their education was immensely gratifying. Not only did they make great bounds in didactic knowledge and clinical skill, they also gained personal confidence.
It was capacity building personified!"
An experience that resonates with Ashley was a visit to a boarding school in Uganda. There she had encountered an 8-year old Ugandan boy, Andrew, who she had originally met at the ED after an incident of domestic violence. The GEC team had worked with a hospital social worker to find a school for him to attend and a responsible family member to stay with on holiday. He took Ashley around the school and introduced her to his new friends and showed her his schoolwork. At that moment, Ashley was proud of GEC and the dedication to make a difference in Andrew’s life.