Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: From Moose Jaw to Uganda

Local nursing graduate will spend three months in Uganda to help with health projects

Tye Buettner sits with all the goods she plans to
pack to take to Uganda on a nursing mission while
still in her home in Moose Jaw, on May 16, 2017. 
-- (Crystal Schick/Times-Herald)
By Lisa Goudy

Tye Buettner has always wanted to do some aid work in Africa.

Now 22, she has opted to miss her graduation ceremonies from nursing school to spend time doing community service projects in Uganda for three months.

“I am so fortunate to have grown up in Moose Jaw, to have had opportunity upon opportunity and to have been university educated,” said Buettner, who finished her registered nursing schooling and passed her board exam at the University of Saskatchewan this April. 

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