Dec 30 2013

Our top 5 blog posts of 2013!

You clicked, we tallied.

To say goodbye to 2013, we’ve brought you the top five CFCA posts published this year.

The posts in 2013 with the most readers were:

1) CFCA President and Co-founder passes away at 77

When Bob Hentzen co-founded CFCA in 1981, he courageously acted on his unwavering belief in the dignity of the poor. This belief would form his life’s work. Bob and the other co-founders created a CFCA for every person: young and old, rich and poor, here and there. Bob found the inherent good in all people, and unified us for a great cause — that each individual across the globe could live a dignified life.

2) Top 4 postal rate questions for sending mail to your sponsored friend

With postal rates constantly changing, it can be difficult to keep track of mailing regulations and guidelines. Read answers to these top 4 postage questions to find out the skinny on sending mail to your sponsored friend!

3) How to make Guatemalan tortillas (recipe)

Elizabeth, mother of a CFCA sponsored youth in Guatemala, makes tortillas from scratch for her family. Get the recipe and watch the video to see how Elizabeth prepares her tortillas!

4) Send this, not that: A guide for mailing items to your sponsored friend

Jordan Kimbrell from CFCA gives us a guide on what to send and what not to send in the mail to your sponsored friend a world away.

5) Life in Kenya’s Kibera slum harsh

“Walking along narrow paths, jumping over open sewers and bearing the stench from piles of garbage all over the footpaths opens my eyes to a reality that most of us do not see. The harsh reality of living in a slum.” Read the reflection from Regina Mburu, our communications liaison for Africa.

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