By Regina Mburu, CFCA communications liaison for Africa
I settled down in my seat on the bus and buckled my seatbelt, ready for the eight-hour drive to Kisumu City, home to one of our CFCA projects in Kenya.
As the bus made its way through the sometimes rough roads dotted with potholes, I thought about the one-and-a-half weeks I would spend interacting with CFCA families.
The CFCA project in Legazpi, Philippines, recently sent us success stories from young adults who are sponsored through CFCA.
Here’s one from Gleselle, who is in her fourth year of studies for a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering and still pursues her passion for art.
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.
Some time ago, we posted this question on our CFCA Facebook page:
“Fill in the blank: My sponsored friend has taught me to __________________.”
We asked and you answered!
We received some inspiring answers, and several are listed below for your enjoyment! Continue reading