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Bafut Newspaper

Good Shepherd Academy Bafut Celebrates 7th Anniversary as Citadel of Learning

December 5, 2023

  When we awakened to Good Shepherd Academy in the headlines of the North West Region’s most prestigious newspaper, The Post, one of my first thoughts was of you — our donors. Without you, none of the amazing things that have happened on our beloved campus could have possibly happened. Reading Sidney Wache’s unbiased view…

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Blessed with several grants

April 12, 2019

We received two church grants at the end of 2018—one from the Alleluia Fund in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark and another from Christ Episcopal Church in Short Hills, NJ. Both are to build and name rooms in the just completed Phase 2 construction >>. In addition, several unexpected Family Foundation grants were received. Thank…

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Elizabeth Geitz I am That Child interview

Milford Readers and Writers Festival

September 29, 2018

Elizabeth Geitz discusses the children of Good Shepherd Academy and Good Shepherd Home featured in her book, I Am That Child—Changing Hearts and Changing the World at Milford Readers and Writers Festival. Learn more about the book I Am That Child >>   I am that child from alankaplanphotography on Vimeo.

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Johnathan Langberg DVHS

Scout shares music passion with African kids

July 15, 2017

SHOHOLA — Children in an impoverished African country will make their own music soon. Jonathan Langberg, a student at Delaware Valley High School and a member of Shohola Boy Scout Troop 76 who has a passion for music, collected 33 band instruments that will be shipped to the Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon in West…

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Christina Kale

The Spirit of Hollybush Award Recipient

June 26, 2017

Fifty years ago this month, the Rowan community (then Glassboro State College), along with the Borough of Glassboro, hosted the Hollybush Summit, a two-day meeting between President Lyndon B. Johnson, Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin and their top advisors. Assembling in what was then the college president’s home, the leaders addressed some of the most pressing…

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Elizabeth Geitz in Florida

Fighting poverty: Parishioner shares West Africa mission project

May 1, 2017

PALM BEACH, FL — By Eleanor Roy, Daily News Staff Writer • Children in Cameroon are lucky if they get an education at all, let alone one that extends beyond the fifth grade. For those fortunate enough to enroll in school, many end up walking more than 10 miles along dangerous routes to get there.…

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Pike County Courier

March 21, 2017

MILFORD, PA — Jonathan Langberg is looking for donations of musical instruments for a band program at Good Shepherd Academy, a school located in Bafut, Cameroon. Volunteers will collect the donations at the Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St., in Milford from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, to collect the…

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Pike County Courier

September 28, 2016

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation in Milford is creating educational opportunities for co-ed secondary/high school students in Cameroon, West Africa, in partnership with a grassroots Cameroonian nonprofit.   The new bilingual coed residential school, which opened on Sept. 12 to 350 African students, aims to create economic sustainability, protect AIDS orphans and other children from…

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The General Theological Seminary

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK, NY / GOLBAL — By Jonathan Silver • The Rev. Canon Elizabeth Geitz, Class of 1993, is delighted to announce the opening of Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon, West Africa, on September 12, 2016. As many in the community are aware, Geitz has been at work for several years to create an…

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Channel 13 Northeast PA

September 16, 2016

“There are thousands of eager students wanting to get an education without a school to go to,” says Elizabeth Geitz, “and that’s where we came in.” Geitz continues by explaining that, “when the school is completed it will have three science labs, a computer lab, a library, a dining hall, soccer field” and more. Learn…

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