Our Mission

JBFC believes no child should have to grow up in extreme poverty. That’s why we take a holistic approach to change in East Africa by providing refuge for abused and abandoned girls, quality primary and secondary education, access to rural healthcare, and economic opportunity through agriculture. Thank you for visiting our site. Please consider joining our fight to end poverty. For more information on our 2014 Campus Wish List, click here. With your help we can change the world, one child at a time.

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posted 10/22/2014

New Clinic Screens for Diabetes; Treats Dozens

JBFC’s new healthcare clinic opens and starts treating students and staff members and completes its first screening for diabetes. more

posted 10/21/2014

JBFC Fulfills Healthcare Promise

JBFC welcomes government officials for a ribbon-cutting and dedication of its brand-new clinic that will provide access to healthcare to hundreds. more

posted 10/16/2014

JBFC Hires Nurse & Prepares to Open Clinic

JBFC adds a full-time nurse to the team in advance of opening its new medical clinic on campus. more

posted 10/12/2014

NYU Names JBFC Founder Outstanding Recent Alumni

New York University’s Silver School of Social Work honors JBFC Founder & CEO Chris Gates with an Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. more

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