Category: India

Tilapia farming
Sep 2 2013

Parents exemplify belief in dignity of work

Guatemalan tilapia farm

Fernando takes care of fish on his tilapia farm.

The Labor Day holiday, celebrated every year on the first Monday in September, honors the social and economic achievements of American workers.

As we pay tribute today to the contributions workers have made to the United States, let’s also remember workers everywhere who struggle to find productive and meaningful work.

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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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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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Sponsor a youth
Aug 16 2013

Sponsored youth: ‘CFCA has given me more than an education’

How many students does it take to create a youth forum in India designed to help young people continue their higher education?

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Indvidual Sponsor Visit
Aug 12 2013

Longtime sponsor visits India to see youth who had brain surgery

A decade-long sponsor, Judith Ivey recently returned from a visit to India to see her sponsored youth Glory, who recently underwent brain surgery.

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Indian egg curry
Aug 5 2013

How to make egg curry from India (recipe)

Egg curry from India

Egg curry from India … mmm!

Want to experience a taste of India? Try this egg curry recipe from Jecintha and Prakash, two mothers of CFCA sponsored children. The two sisters took out a loan through their mothers group to open their own food stand where they sell this delicious dish!

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Taj Mahal
Jul 29 2013

Family feels special connection to Taj Mahal

Standing outside a small gift shop run by CFCA mothers, with her hands folded and a slight smile brightening her soulful brown eyes, Rekha is the picture of grace as she talks about her life in Agra, India’s world-famous city that is home to the Taj Mahal.

Rekha is bringing up her two children on her own; her husband doesn’t live with the family. Her 14-year-old son, Dushyant, is sponsored through CFCA.


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Sponsor a youth
Jul 24 2013

Unbound sponsored youth: ‘Thank you for giving me this opportunity’

Unbound sponsored child in India

Deeksha, in traditional Indian attire, demonstrates the “Namaste” way of saying “Hello.”

How many students does it take to create a youth forum in India designed to help young people continue their higher education?

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Field Notes- India
Jul 19 2013

Field Notes — India: The gift of hospitality

CFCA Project Specialist Sara Asmussen, right, visits with mothers of sponsored children in Chennai, India.

CFCA Project Specialist Sara Asmussen, right, visits with mothers of sponsored children in Chennai, India.

Watch this video to learn more about the Hope for a Family program and how we help sponsored friends and their families around the world.


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Indian mother
Jul 15 2013

CFCA loan helps mother in India start her own business

We recently heard from our Hyderabad project in India about several mothers of sponsored children who are exemplifying the potential of families living in poverty. Here’s the story of Tirupatamma — enjoy!


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