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So far Good Shepherd's Fold has created 27 blog entries.

Better Together

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, News|

Do you remember Joshua? Joshua came to GSF on his first day of life back in February. The tragedy of Joshua's mother dying during childbirth had his family in grief and crisis, and GSF stepped in to provide emergency care. Joshua was with us for less than a month before he fell sick with neonatal sepsis. After an emergency [...]

Freedom in Salvation

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last Thursday, GSF hosted a Parents’ Meeting to train the relatives of children in residence at Good Shepherd’s Fold. We aim to reunify the GSF kids with their families, but it is our deep desire that the children go home to Christian families. One of the attendees, Fatumah, was Muslim; our social workers had been mentoring her over the last [...]

Fold Focus: Meet Luke

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, Fold Focus, News|

Luke came to GSF recently when he was only two days old. Thankfully, he weighed five pounds and was in good health. The nurses at GSF stepped into action, assuring that Luke would have an easy transition into life at the GSF Babies' Home. As soon as he arrived, he ate and slept quickly! He now lives in the safety, [...]

Dishing it Out

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

On Saturday, around 20 GSF kids, 10 visitors, and several GSF workers reached out to a woman in the community. Her son, David, struggles with a physical and mental disability. Our team helped her wash dishes and clothes and fetch clean water. The team offered a short physical therapy session. David's mother, though Muslim and currently fasting for Ramadan, [...]

Send Gifts to GSF

By |2017-05-10T15:01:48+00:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

We are super excited to let you know that we have started an AMAZON WISH LIST for GSF. We will update the list throughout the year but it will be filled with devotions, birthday gifts and other special items we simply can't buy in Uganda. Note, that the delivery address will also be updated to someone who [...]

“GSF has been a father to my son and a friend to me.” – Miriam

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Community Development, News|

Miriam had no choice but to drop out of her final year of high school when she found out she was pregnant. Months later Miriam gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Isaiah. However, Isaiah was not the son that Miriam expected God to give her; he was born with cerebral palsy.  The father to Isaiah [...]

One Life at a Time

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, News|

A Story from our Team Leader Our monthly staff prayer day was underway on Thursday, February 2 when I received a phone call. Stepping out of the GSF Chapel, I listened to an appeal from a local government leader.  A mother had passed away after giving birth the night before.  The family members are believers, [...]

Join Our Team

By |2018-07-18T12:12:29+00:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: News|

Have you considered serving in missions? Good Shepherd's Fold is looking for people in the following leadership positions: Director of Education - Overseeing GSF Primary School,  Scholarship Programs and local school development. Support Services Director - Leadership training and development of maintenance, farms, kitchen and security departments. Teams and Visitors Coordinator - Hosting and communicating with over [...]

A New Family

By |2018-07-18T12:12:30+00:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: News|

Welcome the Sliedrecht family to the Good Shepherd's Fold missionary team! The Sliedrechts spent nine years serving in Soroti, Uganda before moving to GSF in August. Tim Sliedrecht is serving as the GSF Director of Outreach. May God use Tim's efforts to further the reach of the Gospel in the villages around Good Shepherd's Fold! Reaching people outside the [...]

A Heart-Pounding Sports Day

By |2018-07-18T12:12:30+00:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: News|

Pictured Above (L to R): Penlope, Outreach Social Worker; Aisha, Accountant/Bursar; and Sharon, Tailoring Intern. The GSF Annual Staff Sports Day was full of highlights, but none more special than the presence of the young lady pictured above right.  Sharon is a 20-year-old tailoring intern here.  She didn't run the 100 meters or show off fancy [...]