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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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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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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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Classes Begin at Good Shepherd Academy!

September 14, 2016

It was a bright, sunny African morning when the gates of Good Shepherd Academy opened to receive the inaugural class of coed students. Children ages 11 and 12 arrived on Friday, September 9th to settle into their new dormitory, complete with handmade wooden bunk beds, wardrobes, and joy of joy — indoor showers and toilets!…

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2016 clay shooters

Record Breaking Fundraising Event

September 12, 2016

Imagining Tomorrow’s annual Sporting Clays Classic, held on September 10th, at Hudson Farm in Andover, NJ was a great success with experienced and novice clay shooters joining in a fun competition between new friends and old timers.   Many thanks to our dedicated Sponsors, and to Team Captains Charlie Bridges, Michael Geitz, Joe Mignon, Alice…

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Elizabeth Geitz, keynote at CPS

2016 Cameroon Professional Society Distinguished Annual Congress in Houston, Texas

August 13, 2016

Elizabeth Geitz is an Episcopal priest and canon, newspaper columnist, award-winning author, and Board Chair at the Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation. With a focus on spirituality and justice issues, her writings speak to people of passion who want to make a difference in the world. Elizabeth’s latest book, I Am That Child: Changing Hearts…

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Meet Our Principals

July 13, 2016

Good Shepherd SLF is filled to the brim with new life and new ideas as Phase I of Good Shepherd Academy nears completion. With great excitement and a bit of awe we share that we are On Time/On Budget on this $610,000 Phase I Project over 5,500 miles away. We humbly and gratefully thank all…

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Christine Kales news

New Board Member and Board Roles

July 1, 2016

As Good Shepherd Academy evolves and expands, so too is the Board of Directors of Good Shepherd SLF.   Christina Kales Join me in welcoming Christina Kales to the Board. Christina brings a wealth of nonprofit experience having served as Executive Director of the NJ Healthcare Facilities Financing Authority and as Policy Analyst for the…

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Sister Jane and Dr. Rankin

Across Sea and History

May 2, 2016

Our partner so close to our hearts across the ocean, Good Shepherd Academy Association chaired by Sr. Jane Mankaa, along with the Board of Directors of Good Shepherd SLF, is busy interviewing final candidates for the positions of Principal and Vice-Principal of Good Shepherd Academy. We invite your prayers as we undertake this significant process…

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