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Excited about Ethiopia

Jan 31, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  No Comments

I'm still smiling after recent visits to our Ethiopian, Kale Hewyet (Word of Life) partner churches in Hossana and Koncko.  They no longer see orphan care as a foreigners' ministry.  Rather, they view the Father's House as their ministry, the ministry of the local church.  Most importantly,… Read More


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Make room. Build a home.

Jan 8, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  One Comment

From Malawi: Last week a woman with a twelve-year-old boy and his eleven-year-old sister walked onto the grounds of Pothawira (Safe Haven), Malawi. The children’s parents were dead. They had been living in Tonje with their elderly grandmother who could not provide for them, so she was… Read More


KC Learning Center partners and friends

Demolition and Orphan Care

Oct 29, 2013  |  Tate W.  |  Care Portal, GO Project, Sending Academy, US Orphan Care  |  2 Comments

One of our KC church partners, World Harvest Church, has begun the process of developing an employment/training center for older youth in their community who don't have families. The plan is simple: create a space for businesses who are willing to employ youth (18-24 years old) who struggle… Read More


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Joy in Koncko

Sep 18, 2013  |  Dr. Alison B.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  2 Comments

We are filled with joy by an update from Alison Barfoot, Executive Director of GO Africa, that children in need of family will soon be welcomed into The Father's House in Koncko, Ethiopia. From Alison: Dear GO Family, Nega, Zewudie (read her story), and I had a great meeting today with… Read More


Manikanta's Story

Aug 22, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO India, GO Project  |  One Comment

Earlier this summer the church in Sarampet, India, welcomed children without family into The Father's House. GO India's Executive Director, Mary, recently sent us the story of one of these children – a little boy named Manikanta... Manikanta came from a family of five comprising of parents, a… Read More


Staying. Schooling. Saving.

Mar 16, 2013  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project  |  One Comment

Where do children living in GO Project partner villages come from? It's a common question with multiple answers. Some come out of the church family. More from the community. Every now and then the government actually brings them to the door of the church. These children are almost always "end… Read More


Boys smile in Haiti

493 Reasons to Thank You

Jan 25, 2013  |  Joe K.  |  GO Project  |  2 Comments

We're not an outcomes driven ministry. Day by day, I hammer home to those working within GO Project that our ministry is to be faithful to the process of what we're called to do. Give our utmost for His highest to help local churches care for children nobody seems to want. And let God own the… Read More


GO Project Trace Thurlby

Planting Crops

Jan 17, 2013  |  Trace T.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

"If you want a return this fall, invest in corn. If you want a return in 10 years, invest in trees. If you want a return 20, 50, 100 years from now, invest in a person." This African proverb took me to God's heart for His children; the reason GO Project exists. Each day, we make investments… Read More


Lucy finds a safe haven in Pothawira

Pothawira brings life and Lucy

Jan 10, 2013  |  Trace T.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

The last time I visited Pothawira, Malawi, the grounds were overflowing with possibility. 10 buildings represented progress towards home and family for orphaned children. The clinic held promise of healing for those in the community, and the school/church building as a hub of learning and… Read More


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Abijean’s Miracle

Nov 21, 2012  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

This blog was written by the Haiti Orphan Project (HOPE). HOPE exists to provide loving care for orphans in Haiti, in a Christian gospel context. HOPE partners with The Global Orphan Project and local church partners to help care for orphaned and abandoned children. “Clinic closed. Pack it… Read More

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