Leonardo, 14, from Mexico is one of the artists who contributed work for CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards. He is currently in middle school and someday dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer.
1. What was the inspiration behind your Christmas drawing?
My family because we’d like to be like the family of Nazareth. I was also inspired by the Christmas spirit.
2. Where are you in your schooling?
I am now in middle school, and I am proud to be getting very good grades.
3. How did sponsorship change your life?
It changed my entire family because the support that I receive benefits us all.
It gave me the opportunity to go to school; I receive school supplies, shoes and clothing.
4. What dreams do you have for your future?
I would like to study mechanical engineering, because in these times it is best to go for a career that provides a good job.
Nestor, 17, from Mexico is another artist behind the CFCA 2013 Christmas cards. He loves playing soccer and would like to be a professional soccer player. He also dreams of becoming a graphic designer or computer teacher.
1. What was your inspiration behind your Christmas drawing?
My mom gave me this great idea, to make a white dove which represents the Holy Spirit.
2. What are your hobbies?
What I like most is to play soccer. I play every Sunday at 8 in the morning.
The name of our team is Amate, and I play with neighbors and friends from where I live.
We are now playing in a tournament with teams from other neighborhoods of the city.
My other hobby is drawing. I learned to like it because I saw my older brother do great drawings, and he also loves to draw.
I enjoy drawing cartoons; I try to make them like the professionals do.
3. Where are you in your schooling?
I am currently in middle school. In the future, I’d like to study graphic design or become a computer teacher.
4. How did sponsorship change your life?
The food benefits and the shoes have been very useful, but what I like most is when we play soccer with other sponsored friends.
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