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Storytelling is a gift

Storytelling is a masterful gift. I recently met a trip goer with an incredible talent to tell stories. She shared her talent with the kids at Marmalade one afternoon while telling the story of Joseph and his coat of many colors. The kids sat transfixed by her facial expression… Read More

Friendship is a blessing

Friendship is a blessing in so many ways, and when friends come to visit and be present in the places that I get to hang out at with the kids in the Pastors’ care I get giddy. One of my friends who recently visited is an incredible artist. She had made a journal for her time… Read More

Hilary teaching farming training

Update from Lira, Uganda

Update by Betty Awori, Coordinator at The Father's House, Lira We have managed to add 80 more bananas and 300 pineapples this month, and I believe it will do well since the rain is in plenty. In one year’s time, we shall be producing enough bananas for the children and for… Read More

Crying for a Bed

An update from GO Africa’s Executive Director, Dr. Alison Barfoot: Rose (right), GO Africa’s Facilitator for Local Church Partnerships, speaks French and Swahili in addition to English and her mother tongue, Rutooro. So, she is GO Africa’s main communicator with our… Read More

Children, Bishop and Management Committee of Nyumba ya Baba

Update from Congo

An update from GO Africa’s Executive Director, Dr. Alison Barfoot: “I was really humbled by the simplicity of the Bishop. I’ve never seen such a simple and humble servant of God like him who is so personally committed to the church caring for abused, abandoned, and… Read More

Staying. Schooling. Saving.

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… Read More

Boys smile in Haiti

493 Reasons to Thank You

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… Read More

GO Project Trace Thurlby

Planting Crops

"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… Read More

Management under the mango tree

by  Marsha Campbell Conferences and offices are over rated I’ve decided.  Power meetings can really be energized in a circle under a mango tree (above).  My team and I were privileged and honored to sit in on a very pivotal Father’s House management committee meeting… Read More

Kids Caring For Kids

At GO Project we continue to see God move in amazing, creative ways to care for kids! Like through GO advocate Grace Schram, who used her voice to raise enough funds to build two fish ponds in Africa and a children's home for 12 boys in Haiti. Last week Gracie launched another… Read More