Careforce International helps children complete their education and provides vocational training so that youth can find employment generating an income that provides for themselves and their families a sustainable livelihood.

News & Updates

Lighthouse Project Update from Cristian Santiago

Hi Friends , Greetings from the warm and beautiful Dominican Republic. We just wanted to take the time to update you on the things that we have been able to accomplish as a result of your prayers and investment. Since they say that a picture speaks a 1000 words, we...

Nabrabogo News Update

Happy Canada Day. As we celebrate Canada Day here in Burkina we thank God for our country. As much as we complain about our government it is a privilege to be a Canadian. It was good to be home for 6 weeks in May and June. They were not quite as restful as we would...

Watching Village of Hope Students Become “Future Leaders”

Ben Rushton and his wife Amber recently returned from a trip to Burkina Faso, where they spent two weeks working in support of Careforce International projects with a team of three other volunteers. This was the third trip for Ben and Amber, and Ben shared that their...

CFPC Vocational Training School is Looking for Sponsors!

Careforce International recently launched a sponsorship program at CFPC, the vocational training school in Burkina Faso founded by Roger and Chris Bast. In addition to teaching at a local college, Roger previously owned a successful building contractor business in...

Nabrabogo News Update

As I reflect over the past few months since our last news letter I am struck by God’s faithfulness. His faithfulness to this project and to the prayers of his people. In our last letter we had voiced several concerns. One was regarding our electrician and if he would...

Nabraboogo News #3: Final Update on Food Crisis & Harvest

The harvest has gone well this year. The peanuts, beans, corn, sesame and chick peas are all harvested. In our little area of peanuts that we grew we probably got 4 or 5 times what we did last year. The millet and the sorghum harvest has begun and is almost completed...

Nabraboogo News #2 from Roger & Chris Bast

Here the local drink is made by boiling sorghum to get the goodness out. What’s left of the sorghum is normally fed to pigs but now things are so desperate that the people eat this to help fill their aching stomachs even though there is little if any nutrition left....

Nabrabogo News #1 from Roger and Chris Bast

Determined to get the food there. The truck broke down again last week, thankfully after we had completed out of town food distributions. So for the local deliveries we used what we could get. So far we have distributed over 30000 lbs of food and plan to purchase 36 –...

West Africa Food Crisis

What do Olympic athletes know about nutrition? Without good nutrition, it doesn’t matter how talented they are, they’re not going to win any medals. DID YOU KNOW? If a child doesn’t get the right nutrients in their first 1,000 days of life, the damage to their brain...