Tag: education

Regina Mburu
Sep 18 2013

Old and young in CFCA give reason to hope

Lake Victoria, Kenya

The sun sets over Lake Victoria in Kenya.

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.


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The Philippines
Sep 10 2013

CFCA scholar and sponsored friend: ‘You can do it if you believe you can’

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.

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Scholarship student
Aug 29 2013

Sponsored youth in India inspired to help others

CFCA in India

CFCA sponsored youth Madhuri(center) tutors younger children in the CFCA sponsorship program.

Many sponsored friends aspire to a better future so that they can, in turn, help others living in poverty.

Madhuri, a sponsored young woman in India, is just one example.

She is pursuing a two-year teaching course that will allow her to get a job as a teacher in a primary school.
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5 things learned from sponshorship
Aug 21 2013

5 things my sponsored friend taught me

Five sponsored boys in El Salvador.

Five sponsored boys in El Salvador.

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!
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Former sponsored member
Aug 20 2013

Dream come true: Former sponsored child in India achieves childhood dream

Staff members in Kansas City recently had the opportunity to sit down with 26-year-old Paul, a former sponsored child from Hyderabad, India.

Paul was in Kansas City for his job, and wanted to see CFCA’s headquarters and share his experiences as a sponsored child.
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