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We wish you a Merry Christmas

December 1, 2019

“We wish you a Merry Christmas” by Good Shepherd Prep students and younger siblings. Enjoy the drumming in the middle! This is the time of year when our inboxes are filled with requests for charitable giving. With so many worthy requests it can be difficult to set priorities. But we all want to make the…

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Good Shepherd Preparatory School

Good Shepherd Preparatory School Opens

November 1, 2019

There are times when I am startled by God’s plans—delightfully startled. As the Good Shepherd SLF Board has prayed and worked tirelessly to reopen Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon, current ongoing violence continues to stand in our way. Slowly, carefully and with God’s help, an alternative plan has taken shape and blossomed. With vision…

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Ndensi Louisa

An Unforgettable Experience

August 21, 2019

“It’s an experience I will always remember,” shared entering Good Shepherd Academy student, Ndensi Louisa. Louisa, along with six other Good Shepherd Home students, was in the capitol of Yaoundé last week to attend an event hosted by the U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon, Peter Barlerin. She was chosen to sit at the ambassador’s table, what…

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Jim Jones

Thank you, Jim

April 24, 2019

With the completion of Phase 2 construction, has come the retirement of Jim Jones from the Good Shepherd SLF Board of Directors. As a construction professional, Jim faithfully guided us through the many ins and outs of constructing a school over 5,000 miles away. Thank you Jim, and traveling mercies. We miss you already!

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Coffee, Anyone? Share in the Goodness. Make an Impact.

April 22, 2019

Today we are launching a partnership with Moka Origins* to bring Cameroonian grown coffee direct to you. Good Shepherd SLF will receive 20% of the selling price, helping educate the next generation of Cameroonians at Good Shepherd Academy. Moka’s Cameroon coffee creates jobs in Cameroon, plants trees, and helps communities grow. Grown on their own farm in…

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Dr. Simon S. Awanchiri

Welcome, Simon

April 12, 2019

We are delighted to announce the election of Simon S. Awanchiri, PhD to the Board of Governors of GSAA in Cameroon. Dr. Awanchiri has has over 25 years experience in diplomatic service, international trade and finance, microfinance and private sector development, grant management, and electricity supply/deregulation. In addition, he has managed many socio-economic development projects…

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Five-Year Summary Report, 2013-2018

March 14, 2019

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation (Good Shepherd SLF) closed its fifth year of operation with a strong cash position in support of our mission to secondary/high school students in Cameroon. Our five year anniversary is cause for celebration, as we are reminded that fully one-third of nonprofits falter or fail in comparable time frames. Read…

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Thanksgiving 2018

May the Good Lord Bless You & Enrich You a Thousandfold!

December 30, 2018

“Our new principal, Mr. Joseph Tangye Ambe, was the first to arrive for our Good Shepherd Academy Christmas Outreach. We arranged a motorcycle to pick him up. He gave a very good speech and everyone clapped and clapped. Then I gave a speech and prayer, and Mr. Churchill gave a speech. He burst into tears.…

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Sister Jane Good Shepherd Home Dinner

Different year with a different message

November 20, 2018

This is the time of year when we usually share our Good Shepherd Academy Gift Catalog with you as we prepare for this holiday of Giving Thanks. But this is a different year with a different message. President Paul Biya won his 7th seven-year-term as President of Cameroon and was sworn in on November 6,…

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A Prayer, A Principal, and You!

September 30, 2018

Good Shepherd SLF was created five years ago as a cross-cultural partnership with Good Shepherd Academy Association (GSAA) in Cameroon. Such partnerships with developing nations are challenging for many reasons. When we began this journey together in faith, we knew the road would not be an easy one. We also knew that the difficulties we…

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