Tag Archives: international travel

Dec 11 2013

3 gift ideas for the person with everything

Sponsored friends deserve a celebration, too. Elderly friends, like Angel (right) in Colombia,  receive Christmas and birthday gifts to celebrate these special occasions.

Sponsored friends deserve a celebration, too. Elderly friends, like Angel (right) in Colombia, receive Christmas and birthday gifts to celebrate these special occasions.

Are you having a hard time trying to find the perfect gift for someone special? Well, look no further! Here are three gift ideas that give back throughout the year.

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Unbound Awareness Trips
Dec 9 2013

Sponsor ‘unprepared’ for emotion of meeting friend

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CFCA sponsor Margie O’Connor recently traveled to Ecuador for our first awareness trip to the country. She talks about her trip and how meeting her sponsored friend Inti will always be a great moment in her life.

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Unbound Awareness Trips
Dec 6 2013

India awareness trip highlights the strength of mothers

CFCA members perform a traditional Indian dance for sponsors in Hyderabad, India.

CFCA members perform a traditional Indian dance for sponsors in Hyderabad, India.


By Akansha Roy, CFCA communications liaison for India

Unfolding into the Indian culture brought joy to a group of sponsors.

They traveled to India on an awareness trip and became a part of their sponsored child’s everyday reality. They had a bright smile at the end of each day.

Sponsors explored the lifestyle, cuisine and hospitality of India, and gave CFCA staff and families a chance to present their talents and introduce the sponsors to the best of their reality.

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Oct 18 2013

Virginia priest visits 16 friends sponsored by parish

Father Henry Diesta from Newport News, Va., recently traveled back to his home in the Philippines to visit relatives and family. While he was there, he had an exciting opportunity to meet not just one, but 16 friends sponsored by members of his parish.

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