Meet the new faces at Jamaa Letu!

By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jamaa Letu Orphanages Rosine Maruv Kayombo will now serve as the new director at the girls’ Jamaa Letu...

In Relationship: Caring for OUR children in the Congo

By Jesse N. Love May 17, 2016 | Portland, Ore. A young woman who is wearing beautiful garb from Africa graces the stage. Wiping tears from...

Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others

Claudine Kasongo is presented with Certificate of Achievement from the Rev. Jon Short. Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jesse N....

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2015!

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2015! By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Local United Methodist churches of the Pacific Northwest Conference... are invited to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu...

JLO: Fullness of Hope

Jamaa Letu Orphanages Fullness of Hope By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Jamaa Letu Orphanages are located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These places receive PNW Conference...

Sponsor a resident of the Jamaa Letu Orphanages

Sponsor a resident of the Jamaa Letu Orphanages By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Eric Sparkman In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 68...

The Climate Vigil at General Conference

By Jesse Love May 13, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. The General Conference Climate Vigil sent a powerful message to delegates and guests: now is the time for...

A Christmas Update from the Chikomb Family

Dear friends, It has been a rough year, but great things have happened for the glory of God: visits from supporters; close friends making a difference in projects...

Jamaa Letu Orphanages: A Gift of Hope!

Need a Christmas Gift Idea? Make a gift “in honor” to the Jamaa Letu Orphanages! Here’s how you can give to a great cause this Christmas: ...

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2018!!

This year's labels for the annual 'jar' fundraiser to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now available. Directions are provided for local churches and individuals seeking to support this important, life-giving, ministry.

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