Community Development

Thanks & Giving

By |2019-12-07T19:32:53+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Community Development, News|

How did you celebrate Thanksgiving? You may have enjoyed a turkey dinner with friends and family around the table. Perhaps you even watched a football game! The GSF staff celebrated Thanksgiving in a more literal sense: a day of thanks and giving. Throughout the Thanksgiving service, the staff shared testimonies of God at work, sang [...]

#12 Meet Lydia

By |2019-11-20T14:27:59+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: 25 Years, Community Development|Tags: , , |

Meet Lydia, a mother who came to GSF 6 months ago seeking help for her baby with special needs. “I gave birth to a baby with special needs. At first I did not know that she has special needs, but she was ever sick and crying. When she was 11 months old, she fell very [...]

#11 Meet David

By |2019-11-21T18:52:04+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: 25 Years, Community Development|Tags: , , |

Back in 1994, David came to GSF as a child and lived in residence. Today David works at GSF and invests in other by teaching tailoring skills and sharing the eternal hope he found in Jesus Christ. Watch this video to see how the love of God has transformed David's life! Partner [...]

#10 Meet Penlope

By |2019-11-20T09:48:20+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: 25 Years, Community Development|Tags: , , |

Meet Penlope, the Community Development Manager who has spent the last 5 years dedicated to promoting sustainable growth in the communities around GSF.  “I used to doubt myself before coming to work at GSF. I was a born again Christian, but I did not fully understand salvation. I had never stood before a congregation and shared [...]

#6 Meet Jennifer

By |2019-11-21T08:11:08+00:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: 25 Years, Community Development|Tags: , |

Meet Jennifer, a member on the GSF Community Development Program. "I came to GSF broken because I had just lost my husband. I found a woman who preached good news in my life about Christ. She led me to Christ. I never remained the same. My house was in bad shape, and GSF put for [...]

 Life Learners

By |2019-07-08T13:20:10+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Community Development, News|

Twenty-four members of the community proved that it is never too late to learn. Good Shepherd's Fold partnered with  Development Companions International to offer Adult Literacy Education through GSF Community Development. The program was a two and a half year commitment for the students, and it covered 6 content areas: Arithmetic, Health, Rights & Responsibilities, Agriculture, Christian Education, and English. [...]

A House to Call Home

By |2018-07-18T12:12:27+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Community Development, News|

Abandoned. Confused. Desperate. Shakira was at a loss. After giving birth to a precious baby boy, named Fahad, her family immediately disavowed her at the time she needed them most. Why? Fahad was born without arms. Shakira's love for Fahad ran deep, and she went to her aunt for help. Shakira's aunt happened to live in Kikube, [...]

“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 [...]