Community Development

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 [...]

#25 Meet Sharon

By |2019-12-30T21:59:28+00:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: 25 Years, Childcare and Advocacy, Community Development|Tags: , , , |

Meet Sharon, a mother of twins who came to Good Shepherd's Fold seeking help for her son. Sharon's experience at GSF inspired her to put her trust in God! Partner with Us! Over the last 25 years, we have experienced God’s faithfulness in tremendous ways. With a wealth [...]

#20 Meet Lazarus

By |2019-12-20T21:01:33+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: 25 Years, Community Development|Tags: , |

Meet Lazarus. Lazarus and his wife benefit from the GSF elderly feeding program, a ministry that assists vulnerable elderly in the community by providing basic necessities, discipleship, and training opportunities. "Before my wife and I came to GSF, we were desperate. We had no one to help. We were too old to get a job in the [...]

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 [...]