CFPC has a new woodworking instructor!

Lauren AndersonBurkina Faso - CFPC, Uncategorized, Updates

We thank God for Deni Kaboré, our new woodworking shop instructor! A good instructor makes a huge difference to the program. Deni joined our staff at the beginning of the school year in November. He has more than 5 years practical experience as well as training at the top vocational training centre in Burkina Faso, but his best qualification is … Read More

CFPC Makes Space for 90 New Students at Enfants d’Afrique School

Karl GingerichBurkina Faso - CFPC, Updates

The workers and students from CFPC Vocational Training Centre spent last summer working at the site of a Christian school located in the mainly Muslim district of Sakoula in the capital city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This is an area of great economic need and with little opportunity for children’s education since there are few government schools. Enfants d’Afrique is … Read More

Careforce CFPC Luncheon: You Are Invited!

Karl GingerichBurkina Faso - CFPC, Careforce, Updates

Roger and Chris Bast, CFPC Vocational Training Centre program leaders, will be visiting Canada this spring and will be hosting a luncheon. In addition to a delicious meal, attendees will be able to hear the Basts share about their experience and work in Burkina Faso and have the opportunity to financially support the work. We look forward to seeing you there! Date: … Read More

Careforce International Responds to Food Crisis in West Africa

Karl GingerichBurkina Faso - CFPC, Burkina Faso Village of Hope, Careforce, Updates

Relief agencies have alerted the international aid community to a large scale catastrophe unfolding across the Sahel region of Africa. UNICEF’s Executive Director Anthony Lake said at least 1 million children face acute, severe malnutrition, putting them at risk of death from starvation or disease. Food shortages are nothing new to those who support Careforce — an International Teams Canada … Read More