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A Real Estate Mogul Wants to Build a Wall…

…but we’re not talking about The Donald. We’re talking about a couple who wants to build a retaining wall to keep children in; that is, in homes that are safe from a chronically-flooded river. Our friends aren’t running for President, but they are reviewing their… Read More

Pastor Mongerard

All they are and then some…

I first met Pastor Mongerard nearly ten years ago on one of my first trips to Haiti. He was a  relative newlywed, no children, a young church with a fledgling orphan care ministry. By God's grace, Pastor Mongerard and his bride have been faithful and effective. Today, they… Read More


God’s Stories From Bunia

By Rose Kanyunyuzi, Facilitator for Local Church Partnerships, GO Africa In December 2015 while visiting the Father’s House in Bunia, the Father’s House management committee and I organized a mini camp for the children. The camp activities included a running… Read More


De-worming Medication Aids more than 3,000 Children

It was the middle of another scorching summer’s day in Haiti. I had hitched a ride to Gonaives with one of our Vision Trips so that I could attend a meeting with our pastor partners. The excited chatter and occasional singalong provided by the team made for a pleasant ambient… Read More

Anne with Mamas

New Homes, New Dreams, New Futures in Pothawira

Peter and Emma Maseko care for the children at Safe Haven children’s home day-in and day-out. They also care for the community at large in Pothawira, Malawi, through the medical clinic and soon-to-be birthing center. Recently their daughter, Anne, a physician herself, visited… Read More

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Update from Lira

Recently we received an update from GO Africa’s Executive Director Alison Barfoot: There are 68 children at the Father’s House in Lira. Recently, two new children have joined the Lira family; they were brought to the right place to help them access love, care and… Read More

Teacher and Students

Update from Rukore

Update from Hilary Byorugunda, Regional Manager for GO Africa and Church of Uganda Father’s House. Staff Fellowships have been taking place at Rukore, and we thank God because the mamas who care for children have been served by others. God has used fellow moms in the… Read More


Different December and the Now Needs of children like Okwera

Remembering the first Christmas, we celebrate one child who changed the world. In His Spirit, this Christmas we give thanks for the opportunity to change the world, one child at a time. Recently GO Africa's Executive Director, Alison Barfoot, wrote to share about a young man… Read More

What $200 more means at Torit

GO Family, Below is an e-mail from our GO Africa team outlining another opportunity the Lord has given us to help the Church become family in South Sudan… From: Alison L. Barfoot [] Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:31 AM Dear Trace, I was… Read More

Birthdays and Blessings

Everybody loves a birthday party - especially your 13th (Welcome to your teenage years!), and if it's your first fiesta de cumpleaños, then it is doubly sweet. Such was the case Monday for Weideland at Casa Amor, our partner in the Dominican Republic (DR). CONANI (DR's Child… Read More