CENTA serves to bring culturally relevant instruction and interchange through multi-national partnerships to the indigenous people of Ecuador.
CENTA is a foundation formed in Ecuador as a tool to facilitate The Center. The Center is a hub where tribal people can develop culturally relevant transitional life skills in an environment that encourages an abundant life in Christ.

Core Values:

Indigenous Focus

community development

Spiritual & Physical wellbeing

Sustainable Impact

Multicultural Cooperation

Launch Team

Duplex Remodel

Estimated Need: $20,000

  • Remodel duplex to accommodate family
  • Assess power/wiring issues

Property Maintenance Resource Set-Up

Estimated Need: $35,000

  • Purchase riding mower to maintain property
  • Remodel shack structure for maintenance storage
  • Electrical Assessment and Repair/Replacement
  • Best Lock system for property perimeter and buildings
  • Shipping Containers (4) - mechanic tool storage, woodworking shop, ministry tool storage

Repurpose old building to Maintenance/Wood Shop

Estimated Need: $25,000

  • Cabinetry
  • Roll-up doors - 2
  • Equip shop - large bandsaw, joiner, vacuum system, belt sanders (2), large wood lathe, sets of course tools (6)

Office Set-up/Repair

Estimated Need: $2,000

  • Sink - Bathroom/Classroom
  • Shower
  • Tile Replacement
  • Fixtures, Window Coverings

Repurpose/Build Old Generator Building to become Mechanics Shop

Estimated Need: $16,000

  • Secure Building - roll up doors and windows
  • Windows
  • Replace Roofing
  • Tools - sets of course tools (6), vertical compressor, plasma cutter, pneumatic wrench set, mechanics tool set and tool cabinet

To give by check, please make your check payable to:

Cypress Church and note separately: The Center, Ecuador

Mail to:

CYPRESS CHURCH 6143 Ball Rd. Cypress, CA 90630


Chet & Katie Williams, Bekah Pifer

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