Careforce News & Updates

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 and body cannot be undone. Right now, there [...]

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Update – West Africa Food Crisis

The food crisis in West Africa continues to get worse. Earlier this week, several Catholic relief and development agencies released a joint press release highlighting the chronic worsening situation in West Africa and across the sahal region of the African continent. Click to read story. The news that the situation continues to gradually get worse [...]

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Lighthouse School light to shine in another community!

This week, Cristian Santiago visited the Careforce offices to share with us the future direction of the Lighthouse School. After 19 years of serving the community members of Los Alcarrizos Cristian and the board of the Lighthouse School are looking to replicate the success and establish a second Lighthouse School in another nearby community. This [...]

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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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