Home > News & Events

News

Plantains in front of Academy

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…

Read More
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.…

Read More
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,…

Read More
Good Shepherd Campers

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…

Read More
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 [icon name=”angle-double-right”]   I am that child from alankaplanphotography on Vimeo.

Read More
camp bonfire

It Only Takes a Spark

September 20, 2018

“I am lighting this fire in the name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit on behalf of the Board here in Cameroon, the Board in the USA, and in the name of all our contributors. I officially welcome the teachers and campers, wishing each and every one a wonderful…

Read More
Canon Elizabeth Geitz

Calvary Centre Celebration Presentation

May 14, 2018

Canon Elizabeth Geitz presents the Good Shepherd Academy’s Calvary Centre at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit, New Jersey.

Read More
Lawrence and Poul

Raise a Prayer! Raise a Glass!

March 13, 2018

The first quarter of 2018 finds us looking back and looking ahead. Poul Bertelsen, Principal Architect of MSAADA, has returned from his visit to Good Shepherd Academy and writes, “It was encouraging to evaluate what has been done so far and to visualize what is still to be done. The site is clearly an attractive…

Read More
Comfort Mussa

Please join us in welcoming Comfort Mussa

January 17, 2018

Award-winning journalist, CBM Field Communications Coordinator for West/Central Africa, and founder of Sisterspeak237, Comfort has joined the Good Shepherd Academy Association Board of Governors in Cameroon. With a focus on social justice, women’s rights, and disabilities she brings a new perspective, skills, and energy to our partner board. Read Comfort’s full biography [icon name=”angle-double-right”]

Read More
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…

Read More