Careforce News & Updates

Help CFPC – Burkina Faso Build For The Future

The ongoing construction on the workshop, storage and office building at CFPC at Nabrabogo in Burkina Faso will free up the second classroom in the school building. It is currently being used as a storage room. When the workshop building is completed towards the end of this year it will allow the trainees in the [...]

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Lighthouse School Newsletter from Cristian Santiago

Hermanos and hermanas! (Brothers and sisters), As already this year we have had 8 teams and close to 200 people pass through, we wanted to take this opportunity to THANK YOU for coming to serve the people of Los Alcarrizos here in the Dominican Republic, as we work together to not only proclaim the Gospel [...]

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Building Burkina Faso – literally!

The recent dedication of the CFPC (Vocational Training School) at the village of Nabrabogo, Burkina Faso was an important step. It drew together people from all walks of life to celebrate the ministry’s status as a fully accredited vocational training centre for the construction trades. The CFPC vocational training school is central to the vision [...]

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February Trip to Village of Hope in Burkina Faso

“Sponsorships are the Key to Village of Hope’s Long-Term Success” During the first week of February, Philip Chester, Program Director of ITCA’s new ministry partner Careforce International, travelled to Burkino Faso with Gavin Hayes, the new “Champion” for CFI’s Village of Hope program. The purpose of the trip was to meet with local ministry partners [...]

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Jamie Sanfilippo Appointed Director of Short-Term Teams

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Sanfilippo to the role of Director of Short-Term Teams, effective January 9, 2012. Jamie comes to Careforce with a diverse portfolio of ministry experiences. After spending five years as Programming Pastor at The Meeting House Oakville, Jamie and his family moved to rural Zambia to work [...]

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GALA 2011

Dec 2, 2011 by Kellie Allen Sitting in the audience, for a change, at the 2011 Careforce gala dinner and concert, I kinda felt like a celebrity. It was weird to be there, 9 months pregnant and not have a formal role as in year’s past.  I would be running around like a chicken with [...]

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Phil Chester Appointed Director of Programs

For twenty-five plus years, Phil has worked with Christian organizations in various roles including, Operations, National Director, Regional Director and Senior Executive. Recently, (2010-2011) Phil served as President and CEO of Careforce International, guiding the organization through a period of consolidation, growth and into a successful strategic partnership with International Teams Canada. Phil has extensive [...]

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Neil Ostrander Appointed CEO

Neil Ostrander focuses his twenty plus years of non-profit management experience on building sustainable, community development projects in the developing world. His passion to ‘bring good news to the poor’ is matched by his team building approach and desire to inspire others to join the cause. After owning, operating and selling three small businesses, Neil [...]

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