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A Good Shepherd Rises to the Occasion

March 22, 2020

Your Good Shepherd Family is thinking of you; we wish to express our deep concern for you and your loved ones. These are among the most difficult times many of us have ever faced. The COVID-19 virus has unsettled our lives in ways we could not have imagined just a few weeks ago, and some…

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Good Shepherd Preparatory School Report

March 21, 2020

By Ndomenga Dickson, BS in Accounting, Assistant to Sister Jane Mankaa Good Shepherd Preparatory School opened its doors on 11/24/2019 in the midst of the Anglophone crises in Cameroon. It was established with the aim of preparing the secondary/high school children of Good Shepherd Home in Bamenda for Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, which is…

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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 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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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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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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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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