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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


Beyond the Buzzword

Servant Leadership has become a consultant buzzword.  Books have been written.  Courses taught, and speaking careers built on giving us the secrets of influencing others by giving ourselves for them.  It’s about enough to make the concept lose its edge…until you see it… Read More


Community Engagement in Kafunjo

On the hills of Uganda, there sits a parish seeking to invest in the lives of children and families. GO Africa, the GO Project sister organization in Uganda, is working with this church to strengthen families in the community before thoughts of establishing a residential center… Read More


Water in Bunia!

Recently we received this update from Rose, GO Africa's Facilitator for Local Church Partnerships: Here’s an update on the borehole from my recent trip to Bunia. The hard rocky water work has now gone as far as 12m and at that level 200 liters of water is drained daily.… Read More