Oct 9 2013

CFCA President and Co-founder Bob Hentzen passes away at 77

Bob Hentzen

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Tuesday evening, the world lost a visionary soul, and heaven gained a bright star. CFCA President and Co-Founder Bob Hentzen, passed away Oct. 8 in Guatemala. He was 77.

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Sep 20 2013

Mail systems around the world: Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala

Sponsored children in Kenya

Sponsored children in Kenya work on homework and write letters to their sponsors.

By Kristen Littrell, CFCA correspondent

Have you ever placed a letter to your sponsored child in the mailbox and wondered how many people and places, cars and planes are required to put that letter in your sponsored child’s waiting hands? Read more to find out!

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Sep 13 2013

Former sponsored friend: ‘It is my mission to plant seeds of hope’

Miguel, former sponsored friend, tells of his journey with CFCA. Miguel now works for a CFCA subproject in Guatemala, where he cherishes being able to give back to his community.

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Sep 5 2013

Top-four Thursday

Welcome to CFCA’s new blog segment: Top-four Thursday!

We’re excited to share some amazing stories, which you can only read on our website.

Read these great stories of hope, survival, determination and success from sponsored friends and their families all around the world!

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Sep 4 2013

Former CFCA scholar in Guatemala looks back with joy

Carmen, a former CFCA scholar in Guatemala, recalls the struggles she overcame to achieve her dream of graduating from high school. She started her own business while in school to provide extra income for her family.

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Sep 2 2013

Parents exemplify belief in dignity of work

Guatemalan tilapia farm

Fernando takes care of fish on his tilapia farm.

The Labor Day holiday, celebrated every year on the first Monday in September, honors the social and economic achievements of American workers.

As we pay tribute today to the contributions workers have made to the United States, let’s also remember workers everywhere who struggle to find productive and meaningful work.

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Aug 26 2013

A fun fair in Guatemala

During the summer, festivals and fairs spring up all over the world offering guests delicious snacks, games, entertainment, and more.

The story is no different in Guatemala, where families of sponsored children come together once a year to create CFCA’s annual Market Day celebration. Continue reading

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