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|Fortunately, Burkina Faso continues to be peaceful. Tanks and armaments have not been needed to protect its own citizens.|
In Burkina Faso, 65% of children do not attend school. This means that a large majority of the young adult population cannot find viable employment. As street children, they fall victim to the unscrupulous. For these young people, ACTS provides literacy training along with professional skill development, internships and micro-credit opportunities. Read about it by clicking here.
|Sewing and clothing construction is one of the vocational training skills available to students at the ACTS Center|
A team of medical practitioners from Spain donated their time during the holiday break to provide medical assistance to the ACTS orphans, students and village families...plus lots more...click here to read about their time in Burkina Faso.
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NEW CLASS IN WELDING FOR ORPHANS
A class in welding was added to the choices students may make for vocational training at the ACTS Center.
TREES PLANTED AT ACTS FARM NEAR GOBI
ACTS Agricultural program includes an animal husbandry project. Goats, Rabbits, ducks and chickens are multiplying. Click here to read about this project...
In August ACTS planted 300 banana trees and 75 papaya trees at the ACTS farm near the village of Gobi. We thank the Lord for the opportunity to obtain the trees that will eventually produce fruit to supplement the orphans diet and provide income.
"Seeking a Way Out" and other videos can be viewed. Click to see a list of films about ACTS and the people we serve....
Contact ACTS if you would like to pack meals for orphans.