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The Best Gifts Can’t Be Wrapped

December 10, 2014

Celebrate and Educate! With Gifts to Friends and Loved Ones for Future Students at Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon, West Africa Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for a loved one, friend, or colleague? Give the gift that lasts a lifetime to warm the heart of that special someone, while changing the life of a…

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Change Is In the Air!

October 28, 2014

“Christian, our son from Good Shepherd, was chosen to be trained for the Cameroon National Football Team. Keep on moving mountains Good Shepherd!” – Sister Jane Mankaa, Founder of the Good Shepherd Home for Children, Cameroon Christian is seen above shaking hands with the Cameroonian Minister of Sports. Change is in the air and good…

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Tears of Joy

July 27, 2014

“Woooooo! I am overjoyed at what I am seeing! The children are in bed but I want to go and get them up. I don’t think I will be able to sleep this night. My dear, the plans for Good Shepherd Academy are GREAT. I have no words to express what I am seeing…God bless…

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Making It Happen

May 22, 2014

The sun was shining brightly and a slight breeze was blowing, as almost 100 actual and virtual walkers gathered on May 17th for the much-anticipated Walk With Ambe to raise funds to help build Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon. One step at a time, we are MAKING IT HAPPEN TOGETHER as the walk generated…

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Their Dream. Our Mission. Make It Happen.

April 29, 2014

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation makes dreams happen! Support the Imagining Tomorrow project.

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Sunday Dinners in the South

April 24, 2014

Future Good Shepherd Academy scholarship students from Good Shepherd Home for Children are featured in a heart-warming story of African hospitality at its best in this latest book by Celebrity Chef, Tammy Algood. “They [the Americans] were escorted to little plastic chairs that were placed on a rug and were handed bouquets of handpicked greens.…

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Ramsey nonprofit aims to eradicate human trafficking – April 2014

April 17, 2014

By Catherine Carrera, Staff Writer – Ramsey Suburban News – Over lunch about six months ago, Elizabeth Tiger heard a story about Ambe, an orphan from Bamenda, Cameroon, who at the age of 13 was kidnapped by human traffickers while on a 10-mile walk from home to school. Tiger, co-founder of the borough-based Durga Tree…

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On the Move

April 3, 2014

Happy Spring! And with it comes a big thank you to so many of you who are Making It Happen for the children of Cameroon. Your generosity has enabled GSSLF to undertake a comprehensive water feasibility study in Cameroon on the twelve acres of land purchased to build Good Shepherd Academy. An overflowing supply of…

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Barefoot Prayer, Barefoot Escape

February 19, 2014

They stood in a circle around an altar of stones, built moments before on the newly bulldozed ground – three nuns and an infant, a minister, and a Good Shepherd Home teen. Barefoot, they stood on the rich brown clay of God’s earth, knowing they were on holy ground — for this was a holy…

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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 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 to what…

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