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Stories of Transformation - newsletter from GLO

Eva's project update, Guillebaud news and more. If you'd like a hard copy or copies for your church or organisation, please email info(at)


Gitega International School Graduates

Many congratulations are in order for all the pupils of Gitega International Academy who recently graduated. The school is one of the best in Burundi, providing Christian education, raising up godly leaders for the transformation of the country.

Burundi stars in Street Child World Cup

Congratulations on reaching the semifinals of the . They came third overall!

777km in aid of Burundi

Congratulations to all those who took part in the African GLO Tour 2018. 

Cycling an average of 110km a day for 7 days in aid of the GLO’s lifesaving work in Burundi, the ride crossed Rwanda through stunning scenery including a tea plantation, a volcano park and genocide sites. 

12-year-old British girl raises funds to build a pygmy widow's home in Burundi

To listen to the interview below please click on the grey arrow on the left.

Cows bring Beautiful Transformation!

The Milk for Transformation project is an innovative social enterprise established in a rural community with 400 families and farmers. It is now starting to develop a new base and outreach in Gihanga, Cibitoke, an area of the country most affected by the recent famine in East Africa.  

End of Year Report

Take a look at this brief summary - just a few examples of what our wonderful supporters helped us achieve in 2017.


MBE for Simon and Lizzie Guillebaud

Huge congratulations to Simon and Lizzie Guillebaud who have both been awarded an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours list for their years of service to Burundi. Simon set up Great Lakes Outreach (GLO) in 2003 in response to the huge needs of the country. He and Lizzie have stayed committed to Burundi and lived there throughout the recent crisis. GLO brings hope to around 75,000 people every year.

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