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posted 3/30/2014

JBFC Releases 2014 Wish List

This is JBFC's 2014 Wish List, which includes a series of items that are most needed on campus. more

posted 3/14/2014

2 JBFC Girls to Visit US

Two of JBFC’s residential girls received visas this week to spend six weeks touring America. more

posted 1/27/2014

Summer Volunteer Deadline April 15

Accommodations for Summer 2014 are filling up fast. JBFC announces a deadline to secure placement. more

posted 12/9/2013

JBFC Thanks Board Member for his Service

JBFC Board Member, Paul Goodman, steps down after 7 years of service. more

posted 10/28/2013

JBFC Expands Campus Restaurant

JBFC’s campus restaurant, Papa’s, will soon drive more revenue to sustain the organization thanks to an expansion doubling its capacity. more

posted 9/11/2013

JBFC Hires New Administrative Director

JBFC hires Melinda Wulf, Kansas City, as the next Administrative Director in Tanzania. more

posted 8/20/2013

JBFC Opens New Dining Hall

JBFC opens a new dining hall for Joseph & Mary students thanks to some generous donors. more

posted 7/30/2013

JBFC Awarded an East African Philanthropy Award

JBFC is honored with an award for community philanthropy. more

posted 6/5/2013

JBFC Celebrates Children of Africa Day

Help wish our girls a Happy Birthday! more

posted 6/3/2013

JBFC Pilots eReader Program

A JBFC Ambassador raises money to purchase 50 Kobo eReaders for the JBFC campus to improve literacy. more

posted 5/21/2013

Help Build JBFC's Library

JBFC launches a Book by Book campaign to stock its new library with 10,000 books by the end of 2013. more

posted 5/15/2013

JBFC Adds to the Team

JBFC hires Seth Diemond, Maine native, as its new Campus Director. more

posted 5/3/2013

JBFC Announces New Guest Coordinator

JBFC kicks off guest season 2013 with a new guest coordinator. more

posted 3/14/2013

Now Hiring: JBFC Campus Director

JBFC is adding to the team in Tanzania. We’re looking for a high-energy, proven leader who is passionate about children. more

posted 1/24/2013

JBFC Seeks Summer Intern

JBFC is looking for a summer intern to help coordinate volunteer activities. more

posted 10/18/2012

JBFC Adds 2 New Girls

JBFC's family grows to include two new girls - Gertruda and Shida. more

posted 9/5/2012

JBFC Dedicates Secondary School

JBFC Dedicates its new secondary school with two American students who helped make it all happen. more

posted 8/21/2012

JBFC Teams Up with Right To Play

JBFC launches new partnership with Right to Play to introduce tennis to hundreds of new fans. more

posted 6/14/2012

Update: JBFC's New Training Program

JBFC's new restaurant opens successfully, with students already gaining new skills. more

posted 6/1/2012

NEW: JBFC Serves Up Job Skills

JBFC launches a new job training program designed to prepare girls for jobs in the tourism industry. more

posted 4/8/2012

JBFC Girls Captured In Portrait Series

The Art of Global Friendship exhibit from April 11th through April 25th at Living Arts at 307 E Brady, Tulsa, OK. It features portraits of JBFC 40 residential girls. more

posted 4/6/2012

JBFC Celebrates 5 Years of Changing Lives

JBFC’s 5th Annual Spring Fundraiser is Friday, April 20th at Tulsa Country Club. more