Nov 4 2013

Meet the artists of CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards: Colombia

Antoni, 12, Colombia

Antoni, 12, Colombia

Antoni and William are two of the selected artists featured on CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards. Click here to learn more about them!

Antoni is another of the young artists whose work was selected for CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards. This 12-year-old from Colombia loves art, but also dreams of helping others.

What was the inspiration behind your Christmas drawing?

I drew the Holy Family because it is my favorite scene of Christmas.

I worked hard to draw a beautiful Christmas card because I think that my sponsor also will like this Christmas card.

Where are you in your schooling?

I am in seventh grade and my favorite subject is math.

How did sponsorship change your life?

Now, I have the chance to go to the [CFCA] project office to keep busy and get school tuition.

Since I am sponsored I have a place to go to share with other kids and learn new things.

What dreams do you have for your future?

My dream is to be an artist. I would also like to be a police officer because I would like to serve people and help them.

William, 10, Colombia

William, 10, Colombia

William is another child from Colombia whose artwork is featured on the Christmas cards. He enjoys spending time with his brother and dreams of becoming a policeman.

What was the inspiration behind your Christmas drawing?

I like penguins, and for that reason I wanted to include a penguin in my Christmas card.

Also, I drew my picture thinking of my sponsor, and I had fun drawing with my brother the same day.

Where are you in your schooling?

I am in fifth grade. I attend the same school as my brother, Sebastian.

How did sponsorship change your life?

We have the chance to come to the local CFCA office and we get school tuition [and tutoring] because sometimes our classes get difficult.

Also, we have snacks there and nutritional support.

Now that I’m sponsored I have someone to write letters to.

I like to keep in touch with my sponsor.

I also have the chance to learn music, and I am learning to play guitar with our teacher, Osvaldo.

What dreams do you have for your future?

I would like to be a police officer.

I would also like to get married and have children, so that one day I can have my own family.

I would like to get a good job with a good salary to support my family in all they need.

Related links:

How to purchase CFCA Christmas cards

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