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Good Shepherd Academy Opens its Doors

September 18, 2016

Good Shepherd Academy Phase 1, completed on time/on budget, awaits arrival of students in the inaugural class, September 9, 2016!

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Walls to See and Dates to Save!

February 2, 2016

Good walls, great walls are going up in Bafut, Cameroon to build Good Shepherd Academy. Classroom walls within which learning and living, growing and striving will take place. Dormitory walls within which our students will sleep, study, socialize, and shower. Perimeter fence walls to keep our students safe from anyone or anything that might harm…

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Laying a Sure Foundation

January 2, 2016

After three years of hard work and the generous support of people like you, the foundation of Good Shepherd Academy is being laid on 12 acres of prime land in Bafut, Cameroon. Three Cameroonian construction firms placed their bids and patiently waited. Oliver Fon Soh, owner of Sage Construction in Bamenda, was awarded the contract…

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Sleeping with Bulldozers

January 30, 2014

“We’ve found it,” Sister Jane Mankaa exclaimed to me jubilantly over the phone last year in March. “We’ve just returned from seeing the perfect piece of property for Jane Mankaa Good Shepherd Academy. It’s not out in the bush, but close to a main road on a beautiful mountain. You will love it!” Curious as…

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