Help Heal the World: Christmas Giving & Alternative Gifts

By Marilyn S. Reid | Photos by GBGM, et. al. The world is in need of healing. People in our own neighborhoods and community (and...

Report: $15k received for Jars for Jamaa Letu

Report: $15k received for Jars for Jamaa Letu By Barbara Dadd Shaffer The churches and individuals of the PNW Conference are a generous people! Once again...

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...

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...

Back to school for the children of Jamaa Letu

By Fresie Chikomb with Barbara Dadd Shaffer Fresie Nandona Chikomb is a United Methodist missionary assigned half-time to the Jamaa Letu Boys’ Orphanage in Lubumbashi,...

Collect gifts for “Jars for Jamaa Letu” now!

Download the above label: bit.ly/jars-jamaa-letu-2016   Collect gifts for “Jars for Jamaa Letu” now! By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Hope for the Children of Africa The new...

Voices of Jamaa Letu

Jamaa Letu Orphanage Reflections: Voices of Jamaa Letu By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Support Jamaa Letu Orphanages! Barbara Dadd Shaffer shares this memory from last year’s visit to the...

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...

Jars for Jamaa Letu 2017

Download the PDF label at www.jamaaletu.org. By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Like all families, it costs money to raise children in the Congo, too. The annual “Jars” campaign...

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...

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