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Kabale Father’s House Children Win Silver and…

Apr 15, 2014  |  GO Project  |  Education, GO Africa, GO Project, Uganda, Villages  |  No Comments

By Alison L. Barfoot (The Rev. Canon Dr.), Executive Director of GO Africa How one scores on the “Primary Leaving Exam” (PLE) at the end of 7th grade in Uganda can determine your whole future. There are not enough places available in secondary schools in the country to accommodate all the… Read More


Love chasing

Apr 13, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

At GO, we’ve learned true blessings flow both ways. It’s a beautiful truth that was once again demonstrated on a Haiti Vision Trip… “My Dad died nine years ago. I can tell you the day. It is the day of sadness. My Dad was my holder and comforter. After he left, I went to live with my… Read More


Melvin and Keisha Halliburton

A different kind of Halliburton Story

Apr 11, 2014  |  Tate W.  |  adopt|KC, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

A home is needed for four children. The 14 yr. old is teenage girl who is described as being smart, shy when you first meet her, enjoys spending time with friends, and protective of her younger siblings. The 12 yr. old boy is described as being very well behaved, can entertain himself and is very… Read More


My Heart Exposed

Apr 9, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

God is transforming lives through orphan care. That’s a beautiful fact. Still, at GO Project, we think a fascinating question is, “Who is being transformed more, the children who need family or those who love them?” Is Matt Kouri’s statement that we “need orphan care as much or more than… Read More


Removed - 12 minutes to find out

Apr 4, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

When brokenness rips innocence, few children have the words to describe the hurt, their fear, their pain. But what if they could? What if a child told you what they were feeling when those they needed the most threatened their very existence? What if a wounded little girl shared that her angry… 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  |  GO Project  |  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  |  GO Project  |  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


Emancipation Proclamations

Mar 28, 2014  |  Derek N.  |  US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

Stories of those who have been emancipated from the Foster Care System seem to reverberate, like the narratives told in this video Life After Foster Care. Abuse, neglect, drugs, and death. These stories are told over and over by the kids that “age out” of state care. Many also echo that it… Read More


Brisas Prayer Team

Abierto la puerta (Open the door)

Mar 27, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, Villages  |  No Comments

Last night at Brisas Del Este, church leaders from Restoracion gathered to pray. One was a lawyer who has donated her time to file paperwork on behalf of the ministry. Others were house mammas to be, pastors, ladies with hearts for missions and prayer. We read Scripture from Mark about… Read More


Marmelade

The End of the Line

Mar 25, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

Joe Knittig asks an interesting question. "If you back a food truck into a tent city and fling open the doors, what does the crowd that forms look like?" The strongest men will push their way to the front. After them, dedicated women, followed by old people. At the end of the line will be… Read More

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