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Behind the Scenes: Ethiopia Water Project

Two years ago, our GO Africa team began a project with a church in Katcha, Ethiopia, to improve water quality, supply, and distribution. After many weather-related delays, the project is nearing completion! Katcha is a rural village in the hills of Ethiopia, often accessible… Read More

Kids Helping Kids | The Malawi Challenge

From forgoing birthday presents, to biking across Haiti, this global family has done so many amazing things to raise money and care for kids around the world. This week, we're blown away by the initiative of our friends behind The Malawi Challenge.   Chuck and Debi… Read More

4,800 Tees Funding Care for Kalkedon | GOEX

Meet Kalkedon. Every time you shop GOEX, all of the profit goes to fund projects set in motion to help children like her. By collectively purchasing 4,800 tees, the GOEX customer community is partnering with The Global Orphan Project to provide Kalkedon and 35 other children… Read More

Joe Knittig

2 Minutes with GO | Jan ’17 Quarterly Update

Life is busy. We get it, so in this quarter’s update Joe Knittig will share news about Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in Haiti, a need for prayer in Uganda, and explosive growth through CarePortal in the US — all in two minutes . . . well, almost. Joe also… Read More

Mary and Timothy

A Different December for Mary & Timothy

As we step into this Different December season, we celebrate God's handiwork in 2016. Each Thursday this month, we'll share stories that have gripped our hearts. Mary and Timothy's is just one among more than 16,000 children and families impacted by your generosity in this… Read More

Mary and Timothy

From Child Head of Household to Children in a Home

Mary, 13, and Timothy, 4, lived in Lilongwe, Malawi, with their mom who was HIV+. She fought the disease for years, until finally passing away this summer, leaving her children orphaned. No one in the community wanted them, so the kids wisely went back to the hospital to return… Read More

Going out into the world

At 18, children become legal adults, and our church partners lose guardianship. With no viable job skills and a lack of education, the future looks bleak for children, “aging out.” Our local church partners seek to provide pathways for these young adults, whether it be… Read More

Photos from Koncko, Ethiopia

Koncko is a small, rural community off the main highway approximately 30 minutes south of Hossana. GO Project is partnering with the Koncko Kale Heywet Church and Zewudie Bachore to care for orphaned and abandoned children here. Below are some beautiful photos captured on a… Read More

Home is where the heart is…

In the mountains of Southern Ethiopia, past paved road and power lines, beyond the washed-out bridge, you’ll find yourself on the back of “a motor” (cycle) driving past brown soil of humble farms cut into lush, green mountains. Beautiful faces of smiling children wave as… Read More

Jimmy Starfish

Jimmy Starfish

Most of us have heard the story about the young boy walking the beach strewn with scores of washed-up starfish that he was throwing back into the water one at a time. An old man chastised the lad saying, “You can’t save them all.” Undeterred, the boy picked up another,… Read More