This message and photo sent to us in June, from ABF recipient Abiodun Ajayi, is representative of many deep expressions of gratitude we receive from our students. We were particularly touched that Abiodun sees ABF’s help as a “selfless show of love.”
Category: International News
Building on our solid track record of helping Christian Scientists in the US and Canada, The Albert Baker Fund has successfully expanded our outreach to help fund the education of Christian Scientists in ten African countries since 2004.
James Kasozi received his BSc degree in Computer Science from Makerere University in Kampala. Uganda. But he still felt that he needed to practical, hands-on instruction to be employable. So with financial assistance from The Albert Baker Fund he enrolled in a vocational training school in Kampala.
Anna learned about Christian Science in 2003 from a neighbor who invited her to visit the church in Nairobi. Anna says that from that first service, “I never looked back.” She soon joined The Mother Church (TMC) and then her branch church, and in 2006 she took Christian Science class instruction.
We join George Sognon of Accra, Ghana, in celebrating his college graduation, earning a BS degree in Business Administration from Ashesi University College in June 2013.
ABF students in Africa speak from the heart about their faith. Love for Christian Science and its founder, Mary Baker Eddy, truly reaches around the world! (Filmed on location in Kenya and Tanzania in 2011.)
In November 2011, our regional program managers for East, West, and Central Africa, Lamech Katamba and Huguette Diakabana, were able to spend several weeks working at ABF headquarters along with the Sacramento half of their team: CEO Alan Bashor, International Programs Manager Lonnie Best-Jarvis and Office Administrator Jennifer Day. “We all talk and email regularly, […]
As Christian Science begins to reach around the world, so does The Albert Baker Fund! Over the last several months we’ve had a number of requests to expand our aid to new countries. We’ve been contacted by Christian Scientists in Angola, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Liberia, Indonesia, The Phillipines, Malawi, Peru, South Africa, and Togo! […]
Huguette Diakabana has joined us as of September 16, 2010 and will represent The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) in the West and Central African countries of Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Nigeria and Republic of Congo. As the West Africa Representative for The Albert Baker Fund, Huguette joins ABFs East Africa Representative, Lamech Katamba, […]
We are happy to announce that Lonnie Best-Jarvis has been hired as The Albert Baker Fund’s (ABF) new International Programs Manager. “Lonnie draws on rich and varied experience working with several international non-profit organizations, developing and managing educational and social service programs, and serving the Cause of Christian Science all over the world,” said CEO […]