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 2015 Campus Wish List, click here. With your help we can change the world, one child at a time.

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posted 11/3/2015

JBFC Seniors Prep for Graduation

JBFC’s Joseph & Mary School’s first class of secondary students are taking their national exams in preparation for graduation in December. more

posted 7/30/2015

JBFC Family Grows to 46

JBFC offers safe haven to another Tanzanian girl in need. more

posted 6/8/2015

JBFC Featured in New Book

JBFC's origins and its founder, Chris Gates, are featured in "Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference." more

posted 6/5/2015

JBFC Adds Aquaponics

JBFC adds fish farming to its agriculture program. more

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