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Soccer match at Congo

Update from Bunia, Congo

Jan 23, 2015  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  10 Comments

Update by the GO Africa team The Father’s House in Bunia, Congo is seeing the fruits of caring for children in need of family. We received this update from our GO Africa team in Bunia, “We thank our God for his protection towards Nyumba ya Baba (The Father’s House) of local church in… Read More


Hilary teaching farming training

Update from Lira, Uganda

Jan 20, 2015  |  GO Project  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  5 Comments

Update by Betty Awori, Coordinator at The Father's House, Lira We have managed to add 80 more bananas and 300 pineapples this month, and I believe it will do well since the rain is in plenty. In one year’s time, we shall be producing enough bananas for the children and for sale. This is… Read More


Kids in Koncko

Ethiopia – a history and family legacy continues

Oct 13, 2014  |  Marsha C.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

First off, a little history. Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent country and it’s second largest in terms of population. Apart from a five-year occupation by Mussolini's Italy, it has never been colonized. Ethiopia has served as a symbol of African independence throughout the colonial… Read More


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Brisas opening doors and hearts

Aug 22, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

Trace Thurlby and Ryan Hudnall are celebrating with our partners at Brisas del Este in the Dominican Republic as they officially open their doors to children in the community in need of family... Two boys, Richard and Hans, were just dropped off by CONANI. They are both players...Pastora… Read More


CONANI Approval Letter

A Good Government Letter

Aug 15, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Haiti, GO Project  |  No Comments

“I’m from the IRS, and I’m here to help” has served as the punchline to many an old joke. In truth, few of us have ever celebrated government correspondence, but at GO Project this week, that’s exactly what happened. This letter from CONANI, the Child Protective Services division of… Read More


Crying for a Bed

Jun 2, 2014  |  Dr. Alison B.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

An update from GO Africa’s Executive Director, Dr. Alison Barfoot: Rose (right), GO Africa’s Facilitator for Local Church Partnerships, speaks French and Swahili in addition to English and her mother tongue, Rutooro. So, she is GO Africa’s main communicator with our partners in Bunia,… Read More


Children, Bishop and Management Committee of Nyumba ya Baba

Update from Congo

May 22, 2014  |  Dr. Alison B.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

An update from GO Africa’s Executive Director, Dr. Alison Barfoot: “I was really humbled by the simplicity of the Bishop. I’ve never seen such a simple and humble servant of God like him who is so personally committed to the church caring for abused, abandoned, and hopeless kids in the… Read More


Alison with Bishop William Bahemuka of the Diocese of Boga, Congo

Another God Story

May 1, 2014  |  Dr. Alison B.  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  No Comments

An update from the field from GO Africa’s Executive Director, Dr. Alison Barfoot How does a suburban Washington, D.C., music major girl end up talking to local church leaders in eastern Africa about increasing their care and support for the most abandoned and abused children in their… Read More


One of the Father's House girls reading Scripture during Sun worship

What it’s all about: Knowing the love of God our…

Apr 2, 2014  |  Dr. Alison B.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

By Alison L. Barfoot (The Rev. Canon Dr.), Executive Director of GO Africa The children of the Kabale Father’s House are regular and active participants in their local church, St. Peter’s Cathedral. On a recent Sunday, we were so proud of them because two of them were invited to read the… Read More


Dora and Gloria

Dora and Gloria

Mar 31, 2014  |  Dr. Alison B.  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  No Comments

By Alison L. Barfoot (The Rev. Canon Dr.), Executive Director of GO Africa in Kampala, Uganda  In the beginning, the Gulu Father’s House was supposed to accommodate 100 children. But, then the government guidelines suggested smaller villages, so the GO Africa team recommended capping the… Read More

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