Late co-founder Bob Hentzen and Stephanie became friends on a 2012 Kenya Awareness Trip.
Late Kenyan scholar Stephanie is remembered for her broad smile and inspiring others.
By Regina Mburu, communications liaison for Unbound in Africa
“My dream is to make it in life. I dream of being a woman representative in my community. I want to fight for the rights of all women. I want to write books and inspire people by telling my story.”
This is what Stephanie said to me.
Elizabeth (left) and Monica (right) model their school uniforms with their mother Rosalia outside their home in Kibera.
Getting up early for school has been the bane of many mornings. The task seems especially annoying within the throes of teen-dom, with each additional minute clinging to the pillow a victory in the name of sleep.
The Kibera slum in Kenya
Tortillas from Guatemala … mmm!
Crayons can melt during shipping. A great alternative is colored pencils.
A stack of letters waiting to be sorted at the CFCA office in Guatemala.
You clicked, we tallied.
To say goodbye to 2013, we’ve brought you the top five CFCA posts published this year. Read more
Elizabeth stands outside her home, decorated for Christmas, near Medellin, Colombia.
A Christmas celebration in India
A Christmas celebration in Kenya
A Christmas celebration in El Salvador
Merry Christmas from everyone at CFCA! Our office may be closed, but we’re sending you lots of Christmas cheer. As you spend time with your families, we hope you enjoy this Christmas video from El Salvador.
Eighty-year-old Joseph celebrates 50 years since Kenya gained its independence.
By Regina Mburu, CFCA communications liaison for Africa
As Kenya marks 50 years since independence, the country and Kenyans are in jubilation as we celebrate the 12th of December, Jamhuri Day. It is the day Kenya attained its independence as a republic.
Eighty-year-old Joseph, sponsored in the CFCA aging program, is proud of Kenya and remembers the journey toward independence.
Newton, 23, Kenya
Newton is the final artist featured from our 2013 Christmas Cards. He is a student in Kenya and is working hard to achieve his goals.
Esther, mother of a sponsored child in Kenya, “wears” her 15-month-old son, Alex.
“Babywearing” is the practice of carrying your baby with a sling, wrap or pouch. While it’s a popular trend in the Western world, it’s been practiced in developing countries for generations.