Category Archives: CEFA/Ag

CEFA has funds!!

We have been wondering and praying about a transfer of funds from the states for the ongoing work at the CEFA farm and out in the villages.  There was a problem because back last month our bookkeeper had to leave

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Palm nut harvest at the CEFA farm

We are so thankful to continue to hear good news from CEFA in CAR.  They are busy harvesting palm nut heads at the farm, providing much needed cooking oil to the local population.  Their whole region remains Covid19 free for

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Donatien now CEFA director

With our colleague, Benoit’s, now final retirement from the position of CEFA’s directorship, Donatien is stepping up to the position.  Donatien is a good man, honest and always helpful, and we pray that he will be able to help keep

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Solar panels and new pump in at the CEFA farm

We just got word that the solar panels have been installed at the CEFA farm in CAR!  This is great news, as this new system will be much more powerful and CEFA will no longer have to run a gas

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Good news from CEFA

Benoit sent a couple of photos from the CEFA farm.  Cocoa is being harvested, as well as the continual collection of palm oil heads, which is encouraging.  They are keeping up with the farm and village visits, as far as

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Retirement party at CEFA

June 21st we woke up at 4 am to the sound of gentle rain falling.  Normally that would be a very welcome sound, but that day was the day of our retirement party, to take place outside.  Thankfully the

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CEFA board meeting

August 19-20 CEFA’s board met and they were able to cover all subjects on the agenda.  They went over all activities and finances from the last two years and were able to make important decisions about the future.  Our administrative

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Our type A farming buddy, P

This woman is amazing, full of energy and compassion.  She is an avid gardener/farmer, one we have known since the time of our bible story/ag & health lessons in downtown Gamboula long before the war.  She is one wonderful success

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Nathan’s visit

This has been a whirlwind week; Nathan Conrod and his two sons came to Gamboula for a visit.  The boys wanted to hang out with their good friend, Timote T., in his home village, and Nathan wanted to be with

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THE

No, Roy didn’t forget to complete the sign.  THE is tea in French – you don’t have to put the accent on upper case printing, while in lower case it would read “thé”.  The tea is actually growing well and

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