News

A Hope Beyond

By |2021-09-13T18:49:55+00:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Community Development, News|

Thank you for your outpouring of support to equip the farming families in our community as they recover from another COVID-19 lockdown. Your quick response enabled us to reach 623 subsistence farmers with 11,000 pounds of seeds before the rainy season began. We are praising God for His provision! The seeds were critical, but we [...]

Sowing Seeds

By |2021-08-16T18:28:23+00:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Community Development, Creative, News|

Nearly 4 weeks ago we asked you to join us in prayer as we navigate another lockdown. With the ramifications of a total lockdown significantly impacting our community, we asked you to pray as we waited on the Lord for His guidance. God is answering your prayers! Uganda is an agricultural society. In rural areas, including where GSF [...]

Cultivating God’s Love

By |2021-05-31T18:28:07+00:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Community Development, News|

GSF Community Development seeks to transform communities by engaging, supporting, and empowering the members of surrounding villages. We believe the gospel transforms communities, and it is within the context of relationships that we see faith, hope, dignity, and love gain root. Our approach to community development is relational and in partnership with local churches. Our Community [...]

Back to School!

By |2021-04-28T14:20:53+00:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Education, News|

Flashback: It is March 2020, and education comes to an abrupt halt as students are sent home. School closures are sudden and the first of many regulations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Within weeks, Uganda is under a strict lockdown, making reaching the community and students with food our highest priority. With your help, we distribute [...]

The Heartbeat of GSF

By |2021-03-24T12:01:14+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, News|

We talk about thriving families, but how do we go about holistically building them? We want to introduce you to Margaret, a loving mother to a little boy who previously lived at GSF. “My child was a healthy baby, but he got sick and started deteriorating. He used to lie on his back, and the only [...]

Double Your Gift

By |2020-12-23T19:39:09+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

A Message from GSF Team Leader, Mark Gwartney I hope you have seen the impact stories being shared through our communication channels recently. In this challenging year, we are grateful for the ways we have seen God at work meeting physical, emotional and spiritual needs. It’s beautiful to see hope arise in hurting people. God has [...]

Meet Viola

By |2020-12-24T21:06:46+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, Education, News|

Viola, a previous resident at Good Shepherd's Fold, is currently a student through the GSF Scholarship Program. “God has shown His love for me and my family through His provision and care. Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, I thought life had ended and did not know what to do next; we were out of school and everything [...]

Meet Isaiah & Norah

By |2020-12-23T18:49:44+00:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, News|

Meet Isaiah and Norah, valuable members of the GSF team who have grown their beautiful family through foster care. God is working in amazing ways to holistically build thriving families and transform communities for His glory, and YOU can be part of it! “In 2020, we are struggling with COVID-19, but God has provided us with [...]

Meet Mercy

By |2020-11-27T18:26:23+00:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Community Development, News, Uncategorized|

Mercy joined the GSF Tailoring Program in 2019 and is currently working as the Tailoring Program Assistant, teaching others the valuable skill of sewing. “I was born in a Muslim family, and my mom separated with my dad when I was young. I did not want to know about God, but when I entered GSF, that [...]