Community Development

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 [...]

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 [...]

Meet Layzell

By |2020-12-23T19:20:08+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Community Development, News|

GSF reached over 11,700 members of the community with food & supplies during the nationwide lockdown. GSF Operations Officer, Layzell, was on the front lines of those distributions. Be encouraged by Layzell's testimony of how God worked in the midst of this unexpected opportunity to share the gospel! “I am humbled and awestruck by God’s love, [...]

Impact Education

By |2020-10-01T06:47:15+00:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Community Development, Education, News|

2020 has been a unique year full of unexpected opportunities. In the midst of a nation-wide lockdown here in Uganda, much-needed food and supplies were provided to 11,800 members of our community, tangibly demonstrating God’s care and love in a time of crisis. We are in awe of God’s goodness! Uganda has eased many COVID-19 restrictions, [...]

The Love of Christ for Hungry Souls

By |2020-05-09T12:48:48+00:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Community Development, News|

Hello Friends, When the lockdown began to emerge in Uganda, before the first Covid-19 case was even confirmed, we didn't realize that it would eventually shut down most of our programs. The children's home is still fully functional with some limitations, but the schools and all other programs are on hold.  With each restriction introduced, our [...]

A Unified Display of Christ’s Love

By |2020-04-25T21:45:58+00:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Community Development, News|

Due to COVID-19, most workplaces are closed across Uganda and non-essential movement is prohibited. Like many places around the world right now, people here are struggling to provide for the basic needs of their families. Over three weeks of shelter-in-place are behind us, but we still have at least 2 more weeks on the horizon. Physical [...]

A COVID-19 Update

By |2020-04-03T16:53:47+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Childcare and Advocacy, Community Development, Education, News|

COVID-19 officially reached Uganda just two weeks ago. With 45 confirmed cases, we are taking precautions to ensure GSF staff, residents, children, and students are healthy and protected. In response to COVID-19, the government of Uganda has established regulations to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. We are thankful for the Ugandan government and their approach to [...]